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Re: [Fwd: Questions on isc-dhcp]

From: Svante Signell
Subject: Re: [Fwd: Questions on isc-dhcp]
Date: Thu, 17 Feb 2011 06:52:52 +0100

On Thu, 2011-02-17 at 01:04 +0100, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> Diego Nieto Cid, le Wed 16 Feb 2011 14:33:15 -0300, a écrit :
> > Not really. IMHO, get_hw_addr is an orthogonal feature poorly
> > abstracted in isc-dhcp. To choose the implementation you have to use
> > dirty hacks like the following:
> > 
> > https://lists.isc.org/mailman/htdig/dhcp-hackers/2009-March/001781.html
> > 
> > The easiest way of getting it working under GNU/Hurd is by using
> > sockets for sending and receiving packets and LPF's get_hw_addr.

Thanks Diego, I managed to build it by splitting out lpfs get_hw_addr to
a separate function. (and of course fixing the PATH_MAX stuff)
> > However, I found some trouble with hardware types identified with an
> > integer bigger than 255 (ARPHRD_IEEE802_TR and ARPHRD_FDDI) and I gave
> > up. Leaving them out when compiling for GNU is probably the easiest
> > workaround.

I had to comment these out, why it there a limit of 255?

> Yes.

I will integrate your patch with my changed to a create proper patch.
There is a need for a dhclient-script.hurd.udeb, which is a stripped
down version of dhclient-script.hurd. Samuel, can you create this file?

Furthermore, the built packages are not functionally tested yet. This
has to be done too, before we can say that isc-dchp-4.1.x is available.

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