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Re: patch on DHCP server setup

On Tue, Mar 29, 2005 at 11:58:30AM -0500, Eloy A. Paris wrote:

> stappers@stappers.nl (Geert Stappers) writes:
> > On Fri, Mar 18, 2005 at 05:25:13PM -0500, Joey Hess wrote:
> [...]
> >> The dhcp package is still in sarge, won't they rename dhcp3 to that when
> >> they're ready for it to be used by default?
> >
> > Eloy, as maintainer of the ISC DHCP packages,
> > what are your plans on naming the dhcp package?
> It is my understanding that it is too late for renaming the ISC DHCP
> packages. After Sarge we can think about what makes sense. A long time
> ago I asked and was told that the DHCP v3 client was too big for the
> installer. This was a long time ago and things might have changed with
> d-i.
> Cc'ing co-maintainers Matt Zimmerman and Andrew Pollock for additional
> input.

That's what I remember as well.  If not for the request that we keep the
smaller dhcp v2 client, we would likely have updated dhcp to v3 and removed
dhcp3 some time ago.

 - mdz

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