and some dependencies have been cleaned up (dracut iirc) since then.
On Tue, May 30, 2023, at 18:14, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
On Tue, May 30, 2023 at 10:11:21AM -0400, David Cantrell wrote:
> On Tue, May 30, 2023 at 11:09:39AM +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> > https://github.com/libguestfs/libguestfs/issues/121
> > We use dhclient to get a DHCP address inside a minimal appliance.
> > To get this out of the way: NetworkManager or systemd are not options.
> > It seems as if the ISC dhcp package has been EOL'd upstream:
> > https://www.isc.org/dhcp/
> > I wonder what our plans are for this package, such as whether we are
> > recommending moving to dhcpcd:
> > https://roy.marples.name/projects/dhcpcd
> > (we package this already, as does Debian), or another suggested
> > replacement, or if another team is going to maintain the code, or if
> > we will just keep packaging the last ISC version in Fedora?
> Personally, I see dhcpcd is the logical option here. It's a nice and simple
> client and actively maintained. It is disconnected from any particular init
> system making it appealing for appliances and other special use cases.
> Given ISC dropping dhclient, we should probably be doing the same in Fedora.
This seems like the best plan, although we should probably communicate
it somehow and find out what Fedora packages are affected. A Fedora
systemwide change maybe.
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