Re: dhcpcd 9 and network-manager
Roy MarplesThu Jan 21 13:09:23 2021
On 21/01/2021 12:37, Tim Tassonis wrote:
If it only disabling privsep, I'm totally fine with that, as I never really
saw the upsides compared to the added complexity for a network daemaon mainly
performing privileged operations.
It's not quite that simple :)
You need dhcpcd-9.3.3 or better and the patch here:
Hopefully merged upstream soon so NetworkManager can enjoy dhcpcd-9.
Thanks a lot for the info. So, is this for privsep setup only, or for dhcpcd-9
in general? I decided I don't need privsep, is this still optional in dhcpcd-9?
dhcpcd-9 in general.
Basically older versions always modified the host in some way or still
backgrounded the master processs with the -B option.
dhcpcd-9.3.3 changes that and added the --noconfigure option which is why it's
now tied to a specific minimum version which makes upstream NetworkManager very
In dhcpcd privsep is currently optional and there are no plans to change that.
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