Thoughts on dhcp-client automatically determining the hostname?

Chris Wilson chris+dhcp at
Mon Mar 16 13:05:13 UTC 2009

Hi all,

May I revive this 14-month old thread:

to add my voice to those asking for dhclient to be able to automatically 
determine the hostname? This would be an extremely useful default for 
distros to be able to have. I would really like to ask Ubuntu to do this 
by default, but clearly in the current state of affairs that is not 

Does ISC accept patches?

Cheers, Chris.

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