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Re: DHCP support

From: Marco Gerards
Subject: Re: DHCP support
Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2005 10:44:00 +0200
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Roland McGrath <roland@frob.com> writes:

>> Roland McGrath <roland@frob.com> writes:
>> >> The most important part of the patch is setting up the route, for
>> >> which no interface or utility exists.
>> >
>> > There is -g.
>> Which sets the gateway, how would that help?
> You said there was no existing facility for setting routes, which is what
> -g does.  If you have an option to set the route in a way different from
> what you can do with -g now, that still has nothing per se to do with DHCP.
> Options are about what they do, not why you want that done.

Right, but -g does not set the route like we need it for DHCP.  I
understand if you do not like the name of the option, but that does
not make it useless.

Can you please describe the things that need to be done before this
patch can be committed?


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