[arch-dev-public] Need some advices for new dhclient
daniel.isenmann at gmx.de
Sun Jul 19 14:17:31 EDT 2009
On Sun, 19 Jul 2009 20:15:22 +0200
Jan de Groot <jan at jgc.homeip.net> wrote:
> 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 dhclient is out-of-date and the last update to the package was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
Thanks for the info, so it was right to remove those patch.
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