Mac OS X 10.7, still no DHCPv6

Doug Barton dougb at dougbarton.us
Sun Feb 27 17:34:13 CST 2011


On 02/27/2011 15:08, Owen DeLong wrote:
> Look, can we stop arguing about whether someone needs DHCP or not,
> whether they need SLAAC or not. Let's just get both solutions to a mature
> and useful state where a network administrator can pick the one that works
> best for their environment and move on.

Speaking as an OS implementor, no, please don't do that. :)  Let SLAAC 
be what it is, and give DHCPv6 feature parity with DHCPv4. Having all 
options supported in both methods is N-squared complexity for OS 
developers, never mind how difficult it's going to make actually using 
the stuff.


Doug

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