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Re: problem with dhcp-client

On Sun, Jul 15, 2001 at 11:39:01AM -0600, Erik Andersen wrote:
> On Sun Jul 15, 2001 at 05:44:33PM +0100, Philip Blundell wrote:
> > David Kimdon <dwhedon@gordian.com> wrote:
> > >> So in fact the new version might be too big for boot-floppies.  And
> > >> the old version doesn't work on powerpc... so?
> > >> 
> > >powerpc should switch to use pump, everyone else stick with dhcp-client-2.0,
> > >IMHO.
> > 
> > Well, how hard can it be to make dhcp-client 2.0 work on powerpc?  Has anybody 
> > investigated what the actual problem is?
> How hard can it be to make pump work?
> I'm tempted to grab a copy of RFC 2131 and RFC 2132 and
> fix pump so it works...  What exaxtly is the problem with
> pump that caused us to switch?
>  -Erik

Please, do that.  We had no good reason aside from a few "it doesn't
work for me" reports, as I recall.  Using an obsolete version of
dhcp-client deliberately is just bad news.

Daniel Jacobowitz                           Carnegie Mellon University
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

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