cvs commit: src/etc network.subr src/etc/rc.d netif src/etc/defaults rc.conf src/share/man/man5 rc.conf.5

Mike Makonnen mtm at
Fri May 16 16:07:17 UTC 2008

Brooks Davis wrote:
> brooks      2008-05-15 01:06:10 UTC
>   FreeBSD src repository
>   Modified files:
>     etc                  network.subr 
>     etc/rc.d             netif 
>     etc/defaults         rc.conf 
>     share/man/man5       rc.conf.5 
>   Log:
>   Change the default value of synchronous_dhclient to NO.
>   To preserve the existing behavior of etc/rc.d/netif, add code to wait
>   up to if_up_delay seconds (30 seconds by default) for a default route to
>   be configured if there are any dhcp interfaces.  This should be extended
>   to test that the interface is actually up.

Can you clue us in to the reason for the change? From the log message it 
seems that it preserves the current behavior, but in a more convoluted 
way. Also, if_up_delay seems to negate the need for synchronous_dhclient.

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