Dhcpclient snap_20061009 review

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License: GPL (GNU General Public License)
File size: 26K
Developer: Stefan Rompf
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Dhcpclient is an RFC 2131 compatible DHCP client for Linux 2.6.

It uses netlink for interface configuration, acts on link state messages, and is highly customizable by calling a script on every state change to allow updating resolv.conf.

Dhcpclient is small, and compiles with uclibc in addition to glibc.

Here are some key features of "Dhcpclient":
RFC2131 compatible DHCP client, tested with ISC dhcpd directly and via a Cisco IOS relay agent, Cisco IOS DHCP server and dnsmasq.
uses netlink for interface configuration
does act on link state messages
calls a script on every state change to allow updating resolv.conf etc
small, compiles with uclibc

What's New in This Release:
This release fixes handling of infinite lease time, including some signedness fixes, syslog support, and a .spec file to create SuSE RPMS.

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