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Bug#757711: Bug#757988: kfreebsd: troubles with dhcp (configuration going away)

Steven Chamberlain <steven@pyro.eu.org> (2014-08-20):
> On 14/08/14 18:32, Cyril Brulebois wrote:
> > Now, I think there are several questions to answer:
> >  1. What were the reasons for having arch-dependent dhcp clients?
> I'd speculate because udhcpc from busybox is very small, and
> isc-dhcp-client-udeb was about 2 MiB.  It targets (currently only builds
> on) Linux;  there is a bug open somewhere about porting it to kfreebsd;
>  it's infeasible before the jessie freeze, and IMHO I think I prefer to
> keep the ISC version (mostly from a security POV).

2MiB looks like a candidate for huge savings, which might make some
sense since we're repeatedly hitting ENOSPC with kfreebsd-*, don't you

Not trying to impose any decision, just a bit shocked while discovering
its size.


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