[SM-Grimoire-Bugs] [Bug 14607] dhcpcd ignores options in /etc/sysconfig/dhcpcd

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Wed Jul 30 04:27:47 EDT 2008


http://bugs.sourcemage.org/show_bug.cgi?id=14607





--- Comment #12 from Ethan Grammatikidis <eekee57 at fastmail.fm>  2008-07-30 03:27:46 ---
I like the idea of DHCP-CLIENT provider. Can you attach a message to
optional_depends? I'm thinking something like this:
ifupdown optionally requires some DHCP-CLIENT (dhcpcd not recommended)


I'm thinking that putting dhcpcd in a different PATH dir to it's wrapper might
cause more problems than renaming it. Besides the matter of nfs at boot, it
relies on root having a set order for PATH. That's asking for trouble, root
PATH problems can me hard to fix.

Maybe we should make an optional wrapper for dhdcpcd?
Install a wrapper for dhcpcd to read /etc/sysconfig/dhcpcd (binary will be
renamed to dhcpcd.bin)?

That gives the message that dhcpcd doesn't read it by default (supplanting the
warning I wanted to add), adds the option for those who want things that way
(which is useful), and keeps trossachs like me happy. :) The message suggested
above for ifupdown also becomes unnecessary, I guess.


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