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Re: misc/50893: dhcpd fails on carp(4) interfaces

On Fri, Mar 4, 2016 at 1:05 PM, John Nemeth <> wrote:
> The following reply was made to PR misc/50893; it has been noted by GNATS.
> From: John Nemeth <>
> To:,,,
> Cc:
> Subject: Re: misc/50893: dhcpd fails on carp(4) interfaces
> Date: Fri, 4 Mar 2016 10:07:16 -0800
>       There is no need to patch an rc.d file for something like
>  this.  Simply add the interface that you want to run dhcpd on to
>  dhcpd_flags in rc.conf.  See "man rc.conf" for details as noted at
>  the top of rc.conf.

As long as we're comparing bike sheds...

My proposed change to /etc/rc.d/dhcpd should work anywhere, regardless
of physical interface naming.
It can be rolled out unconditionally to a large number of machines.

Manually editing rc.conf doesn't scale well.

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