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author Patrick J Volkerding <>2018-05-25 23:29:36 +0000
committer Eric Hameleers <>2018-06-01 00:36:01 +0200
commit39366733c3fe943363566756e2e152c45a1b3cb2 (patch)
tree228b0735896af90ca78151c9a69aa3efd12c8cae /patches/source/dhcp/slack-desc
parentd31c50870d0bee042ce660e445c9294a59a3a65b (diff)
Fri May 25 23:29:36 UTC 201814.2
patches/packages/glibc-zoneinfo-2018e-noarch-2_slack14.2.txz: Rebuilt. Handle removal of US/Pacific-New timezone. If we see that the machine is using this, it will be automatically switched to US/Pacific.
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+# The "handy ruler" below makes it easier to edit a package description. Line
+# up the first '|' above the ':' following the base package name, and the '|'
+# on the right side marks the last column you can put a character in. You must
+# make exactly 11 lines for the formatting to be correct. It's also
+# customary to leave one space after the ':'.
+ |-----handy-ruler------------------------------------------------------|
+dhcp: dhcp (DHCP server and client utilities)
+dhcp: This package provides the ISC's DHCP utilities, including both a
+dhcp: server and client. The DHCP protocol allows a host to contact a
+dhcp: central server which maintains a list of IP addresses which may be
+dhcp: assigned on one or more subnets. A DHCP client may request an
+dhcp: address from this pool, and then use it temporarily for communication
+dhcp: on the network. The DHCP protocol also provides a mechanism whereby
+dhcp: a client can learn important details about the network to which it is
+dhcp: attached, such as the location of a default router or name server.