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Re: DHCP support

From: Michael Banck
Subject: Re: DHCP support
Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2005 20:46:29 +0200
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On Thu, Apr 14, 2005 at 07:28:07PM +0200, Marco Gerards wrote:
> Michael Banck <mbanck@gmx.net> writes:
> > Your patch is very useful of course, I just think we do not need an
> > explicit --dhcp function but rather should make -a [...] work
> > equivalently (if this is not already the case) and use that in scripts.
> The patch does more than just that.  The most important thing is that
> it sets up the routing table so the DHCP client works.  That is sets
> the address to is just a minor detail.
> This way of setting up the routing table is really DHCP specific,
> there is not really another use for this that I know of.

OK, I see.  In that case having '--dhcp' appears sensible to me.



Michael Banck
Debian Developer

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