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Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2012 10:32:33 -0400
From: Rich Felker <dalias@...ifal.cx>
To: musl@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Re: Vision for new platform

On Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 10:20:28AM +0200, aep wrote:
> 2 seconds to assoc, 20 seconds to wait for the retarded dhcpcd "I
> got a dhcp response but let's broadcast to see if this ip is really
> free.".
> Dhclient used to be better, but now it has the same broken idea.
> Android is much faster, because like windows,  it backgrounds the
> stuff while already letting you use the network. I don't see why
> you'd want anything else.

Surely there's some way to disable this "feature", no? I've had lots
of frustration both with delays after apparently getting the lease,
and with failure to ever get any response (presumably because dhclient
is sending requests slightly different from the form some
windows-centric dhcpd wants..?)

Rich

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