fix for dhclient+aliases

Anish Mistry mistry.7 at
Wed Nov 2 20:07:11 PST 2005

On Wednesday 02 November 2005 07:12 pm, Brooks Davis wrote:
> I've got a proposed fix for dhclient interactions with IPv4
> aliases.  It turns out that my speculation that it was driver
> issues was wrong and that dhclient with reacting to the aliases
> themselves.  I suspect there may be issues with some drivers, but
> that's not the main problem.
> This patch adds a flag which causes dhclient to ignore address
> changes that it didn't cause.  Does this seem like an acceptable
> solution?  I'd probably add an rc.conf variable similar to
> background_dhclient.
It works on my laptop's rl running CURRENT :).  If deemed acceptable, 
would it be possible to get this into RELENG_6_0.

Thank you for working on this issue.

Anish Mistry
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