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Re: [PATCH] removal of libdhcp

On Wed, 2008-05-21 at 07:43 -1000, David Cantrell wrote:
> The driving goal for me has been "get rid of libdhcp fast".  So I put  
> this patch together hoping I could merge it in to rawhide sooner  
> rather than later and then have some time to work up a move-to-NM  
> patch.  If people want to skip that interim step entirely, I'm cool  
> with that and can go ahead and start moving it to NM entirely.  Not  
> knowing how long that would take, I just focused on removing libdhcp  
> for now and leaving our current functionality in place.

Fair enough... I just think that we might as well get the real end goal
in place, even if it takes a little bit longer.  It will end up saving
effort overall as we won't have to fix things in the interim step.

> > The right fix for mkinitrd given the direction we continue to move in
> > there is probably to switch away from nash builtins and just suck in  
> > the
> > appropriate utilities into the initrd.  But that's not an easy move
> > either.
> That's an entire project by itself, I think.

Yep.  Hence, I wouldn't try and tie it at all to this set of changes.
Which might mean that libdhcp sticks around for a minor case for a
little bit longer, but hopefully not that much longer.


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