[pkg-dhcp-devel] Bug#613242:

Michael Gilbert michael.s.gilbert at gmail.com
Fri Aug 26 20:38:48 UTC 2011

reopen 613242
reassign 613242 dhcp-client
tag 613242 -wontfix

> There are other DHCP clients in Debian:
> * pump
> * dhcpcd
> * udhcpc
> * ...
> plus other methods to get an IP address
> * avahi
> * guessnet
> * router advertisements for IPv6 (see the server radvd)
> * static network connections (for servers)
> *...
> and there may even be systems that do not need a network at all.
> For all these reasons, I mark your bug wontfix.
> Do you mind if I close it too?


Sorry I didn't get a chance to reply sooner.  These are very good
points.  I don't know if this is even possible with a virtual package,
but if dhcp-client were essential, that could be a solution for this

Best wishes,

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