[Buildroot] [PATCH] ifupdown-script: send current hostname in DHCP request

Peter Korsgaard peter at korsgaard.com
Mon Nov 5 22:22:03 UTC 2018

>>>>> "Matthew" == Matthew Weber <matthew.weber at rockwellcollins.com> writes:

 > Peter,
 > On Tue, Oct 30, 2018 at 12:16 PM Peter Korsgaard <peter at korsgaard.com> wrote:
 >> For the default (BR2_SYSTEM_DHCP) /etc/network/interfaces handling.
 >> Both the "big" and busybox ifupdown variants pass the hostname argument to
 >> the DHCP client through the shell, so we can use $() to expand to the
 >> current hostname value.
 > The man page for the interfaces file mentioned that only pump, dhcpcd
 > and udhcpc use the hostname value from interfaces.  With dhclient
 > requiring the dhclient.conf to specify the set hostname option with
 > the hostname string.  Would it be worth mentioning that here in the
 > comment that for most (pump, dhcpcd, udhcpc) the hostname parameter
 > will work but some clients like dhclient require a separate
 > configuration file?

 > Reviewed-by: Matt Weber <matthew.weber at rockwellcollins.com>

I've added a comment about that and applied, thanks.

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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