[arch-projects] [netctl] [patch] Cautiously document DHCPOptions variable
j.witteveen at gmail.com
Tue Mar 19 10:34:03 EDT 2013
On Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 12:07 AM, Leonid Isaev <lisaev at umail.iu.edu> wrote:
> 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.
Thats a lot of lines for something that shouldn't be used. I've put up
something shorter, thanks anyway :-).
> 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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