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Date:      Wed, 20 Nov 2013 11:03:46 +0100
From:      CeDeROM <>
To:        FreeBSD Questions Mailing List <>
Subject:   Re: bug in dhclient / dhclient.conf / dhcp-options parser?
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On Wed, Nov 20, 2013 at 12:40 AM, Lowell Gilbert
<> wrote:
> CeDeROM <> writes:
>> I guess this option-nnn thing should work for all values no matter
>> what are the names in some table :-)
> The ISC folks seem to agree, as they've changed their code base to do
> so. There are huge structural differences in the internals, though, so
> it's not just a matter of porting a fix.
>> I have used isc-42-dhcp-client and it works with the names, but it
>> would be nice to have it working in the base as well :-)
> I think my earlier message had enough detail to put out a Problem Report
> for the issue. If you prefer, I could come up with a patch for the
> actual fix, but if I did that, I would spend enough time to check *all*
> of the options to see which other ones might be missing, so I wouldn't
> come up with a PR immediately.

What I mean and stated above, the parsing option-nnn should work no
matter what options are missing - option names should be addition to
the option-nnn numbers kind of text alias - this would be simple
functional and effective solution without messed code I guess..? :-)


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