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    device: don't delay startup complete for pending-actions "autoconf", "dhcp4" and "dhcp6" · 1e520641
    Thomas Haller authored
    These "pending-actions" only have one purpose: to mark the device
    as busy and thereby delay "startup complete" to be reached. That
    in turn delays "NetworkManager-wait-online" service.
    
    Of course, "NetworkManager-wait-online" waits for some form of readiness
    and is not extensively configurable (e.g. you cannot exclude devices from
    being waited). However, the intent is to wait that all devices are "settled".
    That means among others, that the timeouts waiting for carrier and Wi-Fi scan
    results passed, and devices either don't have a connection profile to autoactivate,
    or they autoactivated profiles and are in state "connected".
    
    A major point here is that the device is considered ready, once it
    reaches the state "connected". Note that if you configure both IPv4 and
    IPv6 addressing modes, than "ipv4.may-fail=yes" and "ipv6.may-fail=yes"
    means, that the device is considered fully activated once one address
    family completes. Again, this is not very configurable, but by setting
    "ipv6.may-fail=no", you can require that the device has indeed IPv6
    addressing completed.
    
    Now, the determining factor for declaring "startup complete" is whether the
    device is in state "connected". That may or may not mean that DHCPv4,
    autoconf or DHCPv6 completed, as it depends on a overall state of the
    device. So, it is wrong to have distinct pending actions for these operations.
    
    Remove them.
    
    This fixes that we wrongly would wait too long before declaring startup
    complete. But it is also a change in behavior.
    1e520641
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