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To:peter green From:Andrew Pollock Subject:Bug#643470: [pkg-dhcp-devel] Bug#643470: Status of isc-dhcp-client Date:Sun, 19 Feb 2012 13:22:27 -0800

On Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 07:29:19PM +0000, peter green wrote:
> Currently, the version of isc-dhcp-client in unstable suffers two rc
> bugs, a FTBFS bug ( 643569 ) and a non-free IETF documents bug ( 645760
> ) both related to embedded bind source.
> Furthermore isc-dhcp-client FTBFS in testing due to bug 643470 (which is
> fixed in unstable).
> It has been a month since the lastest post to any of these bug reports
> Is there any progress on solving these issues in a clean manner? It
> seems the ideal soloution is to stop embedding bind at all (but that
> requires changes on the bind side) and second best would be for upstream
> to make a new upstream release of isc-dhcp-client with an updated bind
> tarball....
> If not would you consider applying the quick and dirty soloution of
> simply repacking the upstream tarball to contain a fixed bind tarball?


I have been working with upstream on addressing both of these issues, and I
am hopeful that the 4.2.4 release, which is due in the next couple of
months, to address these issues. I'm waiting to see how much better that
release looks.