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Re: lame hack to get dhcpcd and friends working...

On Thu, 22 Jun 2000, sen ml <sen_ml@eccosys.com> wrote:

> From: Daniel Pittman <daniel@danann.net>


>> On Wed, 21 Jun 2000, sen ml <sen_ml@eccosys.com> wrote:


>> Well, if you use dhclient, you can put a sh(1) script in
>> /etc/dhclient-exit-hooks to restart those services when the IP
>> address changes and all.
>> That works for me. :)
> that's good to hear.
> i'm using dhcpcd, so i don't know whether there is something analogous
> i can do.

There didn't seem to be, the last time I checked. Which is one of the
reasons that I changed over to the dhclient package.

> that aside, the fact that users need to customize their systems for
> something so basic via writing their own shell scripts (so everyone
> has a different implementation) isn't a very good situation, imo.

Well, I could see some advantages in there being a standard shell-script
provided that did relevant things when the address of the machine
changed. Maybe I should clean up my scripts and put them up somewhere...

> it's nice that we can though ;-)

It helps. Makes the laptop usable and all :)


The heart has its reasons which reason knows nothing of.
        --Blaise Pascal, _Pensees_

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