dhclient fxp0 broken in -current for several days now

Conrad J. Sabatier conrads at cox.net
Thu May 24 00:18:33 UTC 2007


On Wed, May 23, 2007 at 04:47:43PM +0200, Roman Divacky wrote:
> On Tue, May 22, 2007 at 12:03:32PM -0500, Conrad J. Sabatier wrote:
> > I *think* this started around last Friday or Saturday (May 19 or 20).
> > Suddenly, dhclient is no longer obtaining an IP address from my ISP
> > (Cox), nor is it falling back to the prior saved lease.
> 
> I see exactly the same thing, starting roughly on the same day...

Well, in my case, either a subsequent CVS update fixed it, or very likely, 
it was due to my use of -O3 optimization with gcc 4.2.  I just recompiled 
dhclient a little while ago using -O2 instead, and it's working fine again 
now.

I do tend to believe it was an optimization bug.

Sorry for any possible false alarms, folks.  :-)

-- 
Conrad J. Sabatier <conrads at cox.net>


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