ISC DHCP 4.1.1b3 is now available

David W. Hankins dhankins at
Wed Oct 28 17:29:41 UTC 2009

On Sun, Oct 18, 2009 at 03:14:05PM +0200, sthaug at wrote:
> DHCP 4.1.1b3 is running great here on a FreeBSD 7.2 based failover
> pair, around 100k active leases. Stable, no obvious memory leaks, no
> crashes.

Good to hear!

> It would be good to get the following minor patch into the 4.1.1
> release version:

Probably we are headed to release candidate on the 4.x maint's unless
something happens, so the earliest we could consider this would be for
the next maint cycle...

> On my wish list is also being able to run with USE_SOCKETS through
> ./configure - but that is probably a bit more work. My reasons for
> using this is that *all* my clients are connected via DHCP relay
> agents (thus no broadcast handling needed), and that I need to run
> several dhcpd processes on the same physical server.

Probably we can do this in 4.2.

I'd really rather the interface/socket code could have this selected
at runtime than compile time, but that is probably far away.

David W. Hankins	"If you don't do it right the first time,
Software Engineer		     you'll just have to do it again."
Internet Systems Consortium, Inc.		-- Jack T. Hankins
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