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Re: Bug#995189: RFH: isc-dhcp


On Wed, 2023-03-08 at 10:45 +0100, Philipp Hahn wrote:
> Are you sure the *server* is still maintained? Sadly my quote from 
> <https://www.isc.org/dhcp/> got dropped, so here again:
> > ISC has announced the end of life for ISC DHCP as of the end of
> > 2022. ISC will continue providing professional support services for
> > existing subscribers, but does not intend to issue any further
> > maintenance releases.
> Previously ISC announced EoL *only for client and relay*, but — at
> least  for my reading of the above statement ­— they no longer do and
> *ended all of DHCP*.

No, I missed that and only read the parts where upstream said client
and relay is no longer supported.  I now checked again and [1] looks
clear enough: the title is "ISC DHCP Server has reached EOL" (it
mentions the earlier EOL for client and relay at the end).

  [1]: https://www.isc.org/blogs/isc-dhcp-eol/

> Do we do our users a service by keeping that dead horse alive for 
> another 2+ years?

I still think it is too late for major changes for Debian 12/bookworm.


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