[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#594088: Bug#594088: samba-common: wins server not added to /etc/samba/dhcp.conf

Mario 'BitKoenig' Holbe Mario.Holbe at TU-Ilmenau.DE
Sat Jan 29 11:34:08 UTC 2011

On Sat, Jan 29, 2011 at 07:59:56AM +0100, Christian PERRIER wrote:
> Quoting Mario 'BitKoenig' Holbe (Mario.Holbe at TU-Ilmenau.DE):
> > This bug shows up if the lease is RELEASEd AND is still valid upon ifup.
> > The attached patch fixes this issue at least for the empty dhcp.conf
> It's unfortuunately too late for this, sorry.


> I'll probably consider this for post-squeeze and will look more
> closely to this bug report, then eventually add your patch. Thanks for
> your work...

Should you do, please also consider adjusting the name resolve order
according to a DHCP supplied netbios-node-type (dhcp-options(5)) as

Debian's dhclient doesn't currently request this option from the server
but i'm sure this can be changed post-squeeze :)

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