Kick dhcpd in base ? [was: Re: OpenBSD dhclient]

Sepherosa Ziehau sepherosa at
Thu Mar 20 02:32:24 PDT 2008

On Thu, Mar 20, 2008 at 5:26 PM, Matthias Schmidt
<matthias at> wrote:
> * Matthew Dillon wrote:
>  >
>  >     Ok then, go ahead and replace it in HEAD.
>  The import of the OpenBSD dhclient will break world for now.  Replacing
>  the dhcp client will break building usr.sbin/dhcp, because needed files
>  are gone.  My question now: is it worth to fix usr.sbin/dhcp or
>  should we kick it from the base?
>  I personally would kick it.  The version is out-of-date (3.0.2rc3
>  imported by joerg@ 3 years ago).  I use pkgsrc/net/isc-dhcp4 on my
>  machines and it works fine.  Comments?

How about renaming dhclient currently in our base system as odhclient?

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