[arch-projects] [netctl] [patch] Cautiously document DHCPOptions variable

Leonid Isaev lisaev at umail.iu.edu
Sun Mar 10 19:07:28 EDT 2013

 docs/netctl.profile.5.txt | 9 +++++++++
 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+)

diff --git a/docs/netctl.profile.5.txt b/docs/netctl.profile.5.txt
index 176e876..8a5c9c6 100644
--- a/docs/netctl.profile.5.txt
+++ b/docs/netctl.profile.5.txt
@@ -131,6 +131,15 @@ network. In particular, these connection types are +ethernet+,
     The name of the preferred DHCP client. Supported options are
     `dhcpcd' and `dhclient'. Defaults to `dhcpcd'.
+'DHCPOptions=' [quoted string]::
+    Additional options to be passed directly to the DHCP client.
+    Example: DHCPOptions="-d -A". This variable is not checked for
+    validity or sanity of included options, so certain combinations,
+    like "-b -k" for dhcpcd, may have unpredictable consequences.
+    This variable should be used only when absolutely necessary,
+    ideally never at all. In order to configure a timeout to wait
+    for a lease, see 'TimeoutDHCP' below. Defaults to an empty string.
     An array of argument lines to pass to `ip`. This can be used to
     achieve complicated configurations within the framework of *netctl*.

Leonid Isaev
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