"make install" of the new ISC DHCP 4.2.1rc1 overwrites current

Andris Kalnozols andris at hpl.hp.com
Wed Feb 23 20:10:15 UTC 2011

> <juergen.dietl at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> today I installed the new ISC DHCP 4.2.1RC1  because they fixed several bugs
> with OMAPI. But for any reason this package overwrites the current
> dhcpd.conf with an example dhcpd.conf. It was not a problem because I have a
> backup of the old config file. But do you have a hint how I could change
> this behavior because it might make some problems in production networks.
> thanx a lot,
> cheers,
> Juergen

See < http://ftp.hpl.hp.com/pub/andris/configure-hpl > as an
example of how I solved this very same problem.  It is from
our build of DHCP version 4.1.2 but should still be applicable
in your case.


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