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Just a bugfix release. Highlights include:

  • wpa_supplicant net module now supports the new ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/foo directive in wpa_supplicant.conf
  • netplug/ifplugd/wpa_supplicant up events should now start the interface whilst booting again
  • start-stop-daemon got some fixes regarding proce...

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As blogged previously BSD systems have issues when you try and change or delete the automatically added subnet route. My patches have now been comitted to NetBSD here and here. If your NetBSD version is 5.99.6 or higher, then you can safely know dhcpcd will work (well, in regard to this anyway...

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Now that I've fixed a NetBSD automatic subnet route issue (applies to other BSD's also) I've released dhcpcd-4.99.7 which should be the final experimental release before we make dhcpcd-5.Also, due to recent fixes for my wireless driver in NetBSD-5 (and then -current) on my main dev box, multiple...

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Today I became a NetBSD developer! I'll mainly be working with dhcpcd in NetBSD and some pkgsrc stuff. I do however have two patches lined up for the main NetBSD src tree - two trivial userland applications for POSIX compat (tabs and a new swtich to unexpand).

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Many many bug fixes, but more importantly removes all hardcoded paths and for sysvinit, udev, devfs and mdev. As such we have new runlevels - sysinit and shutdown. You should note that these runlevels should NOT be called by you. You should use the shutdown command instead.

This is especially impo...

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