domain-search garbage in format string

Simon Hobson dhcp1 at
Fri Dec 22 23:39:37 UTC 2006

Kingsmill, Geoff wrote:
>I just tried to use the new dhcp option 119 (domain-search) feature in the
>dhcp 3.1.0a2 kit.
>Unfortunately I cannot get it to work. When I run dhclient I get the error:-
>Domain-search: garbage in format string: D
>Domain-search: 8 extra bytes
>A network trace shows the dhcp option 119 data as
>HEX-DATA:  77     08     02     68 70 03     63 6f 6d 00
>FORMATTED: option 8bytes 2bytes h  p  3bytes c  o  m  end
>            119    total
>If I have read RFC3397 correctly then this looks correct.

I agree, it looks right to me. That suggests a client bug.

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