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Re: Future of ISC DHCP v2 packages in etch

On Tue, Jun 14, 2005 at 01:10:31PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> Andrew Pollock wrote:
> > So, before we go doing this and breaking things, I thought it best to give
> > people a bit of notice. My understanding is that dhcp3-client is too large,
> > so maybe something like udhcpc (or apparently klibc has a DHCP client)
> > instead?

> udhcp and pump have proven to be broken in the past. I tried again to
> fit the dhcp3 udeb onto our floppy, but that image, which has 93k free
> with the dhcp2 udeb, gets over-full with the dhcp3 one. That 100k
> (compressed; 300k uncompressed!) size difference is pretty amazing.

AFAICT, the current dhcp3-udeb isn't being built with -Os.  Someone ought to
try this and see how much of a difference it makes.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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