[arch-dev-public] Need some advices for new dhclient

Jan de Groot jan at jgc.homeip.net
Sun Jul 19 14:15:22 EDT 2009

On Sun, 2009-07-19 at 20:13 +0200, Daniel Isenmann wrote:
> On Fri, 17 Jul 2009 18:48:13 +0200
> Daniel Isenmann <daniel.isenmann at gmx.de> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > dhclient is out-of-date and the last update to the package was from
> > September last year. In order to fix this bug:
> > 
> > FS#15515 - [dhclient] DHCP Stack Overflow in 'dhclient'
> > script_write_params()  (http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/15515)
> I has managed to compile version 3.1.2p1 which fixes the security
> issue. In order to compile I had to clean up the PKGBUILD and removed
> the patches from our release. 
> I have tested the package and it works. But please test the new package
> which is in [testing]. Maybe I have overseen some critical part of  the
> patches and something doesn't work anymore. I will post a signoff mail
> after I have build it for i686.
> Daniel

I don't know much about the patches anymore, but I see one was for
networkmanager. FYI: Networkmanager switched to dhcpcd since the 0.7
series, so there's no need to patch anything for networkmanager in

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