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pump - one of the least liked dhcp clients for whatever reasons.Due to changes in baselayouts networking (basically moving /etc/{resolv,ntp,yp}.conf to /var/lib/net-scripts/state/${iface} and symlinking) I've had to pour over pumps code and make up some patches to enable this and route metrics. The...

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Actually, the date was on the 19th of April but I've been loathe to post anything mainly as I took some very nice pictures and I have a technical problem transfering from my camera to here :?But Abbey has moaned royally :O - so here we go!Here's to two fantasic years with Abbey! She's consistenly ma...

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I took over vsftpd in Gentoo today as the current maintainer (rajiv) has not got the time for it anymore.As such I've closed 5 bugs, bumped to 2.0.3 and will close a few more tomorrow 8)This is all because recent proftpd builds have really annoyed me. Strangely, vsftpd took just 1 hour to setup afte...

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put a new dhcpcd-r10 into portage this morning. This gives a much saner {resolv,ntp,yp}.conf in /etc and the ability to create those files somewhere other than /etc. Also, it no longer clobbers these files unless the DHCP information returned defines them - ie no NTP information, then we leave the n...

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