Subject: Re: dhcpd(8) & Sockets API
To: RJ Atkinson <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-net
Date: 01/07/2002 19:08:44
RJ Atkinson <> writes:
> Dennis's analysis seems dead-on to me.  The fix would be to have some
> kind of BSD Sockets API extension that could be used to identify the
> arriving interface for DHCP REQUEST packets.  Ideally, such an 
> extension would be coordinated with the other *BSD kernel folks,
> so it could be more widely implemented than just NetBSD.

FYI, such coordination is what the bsd-api* lists are for, not that
anyone is using them much.

Perry E. Metzger
NetBSD Development, Support & CDs.