[Dnsmasq-discuss] Announce: dnsmasq-2.23
simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Mon Aug 29 14:18:17 BST 2005
dnsmasq-2.23 is now avilable: changelog below:
download from http://www.thekelleys.org.uk/dnsmasq/dnsmasq-2.23.tar.gz
Added a check to ensure that there cannot be more than one
dhcp-host option for any one IP address, even if the
addresses are assigned indirectly via a hostname and
Include a "server identifier" in DHCPNAK replies, as
required by RFC2131.
Added method support for DBus
This is a superior way to re-configure dnsmasq on-the-fly
with different upstream nameservers, as the host moves
between networks. DBus support must be enabled in
src/config.h and should be considered experimental at this
point. See DBus-interface for the specification of the
DBus method calls supported.
Added information to the FAQ about setting the DNS domain
in windows XP and Mac OS X, thanks to Rick Hull.
Added sanity check to resolv.conf polling code to cope
with backwards-moving clocks. Thanks to Leonardo Canducci
for help with this.
Handle so-called "A-for-A" queries, which are queries for
the address associated with a name which is already a
dotted-quad address. These should be handled by the
resolver code, but sometimes aren't and there's no point
in forwarding them.
Added "no-dhcp-interface" option to disable DHCP service
on an interface, whilst still providing DNS.
Fix format-string problem - config file names get passed
to fprintf as a format string, so % characters could cause
crashes. Thanks to Rob Holland for sleuthing that one.
Fixed multiple compiler warnings from gcc 4. Thanks to
Tim Cutts for the report.
Send the hostname option on DHCP offer messages as well as
DHCP ack messages. This is required by the Rio Digital
Audio Receiver. Thanks to Ron Frederick for the patch.
Add 'd' (for day) as a possible time multiplier in lease
time specifications. Thanks to Michael Deegan.
Make quoting suppress recognition of IP addresses, so
dhcp-option=66,184.108.40.206 now means something different to
dhcp-option=66,"220.127.116.11", which sets the option to a
string value. Thanks to Brian Macauley for the bug report.
Fixed the option parsing code to avoid segfaults from some
invalid configurations. Thanks to Wookey for spotting that
Provide information about which compile-time options were
selected, both in the log at startup and as part of the
output from dnsmasq --version. Thanks to Dirk Schenkewitz
for the suggestion.
Fix pathalogical behaviour when a broken client keeps
sending DHCPDISCOVER messages repeatedly and fast. Because
dealing with each of these takes a few seconds, (because of
the ping) then a queue of DHCP packets could build up. Now,
the results of a ping test are assumed to be valid for 30
seconds, so repeated waits are not required. Thanks to Luca
Landi for finding this.
Allow DHCPINFORM requests without hardware address
information. These are generated by some browsers, looking
for proxy information. Thanks to Stanley Jaddoe for the
bug report on that.
Add support of the "client FQDN" DHCP option. If present,
this is used to allow the client to tell dnsmasq its name,
in preference to (mis)using the hostname option. See
for details of the draft spec.
Added startup scripts for MacOS X Tiger/Panther to the
contrib collection. Thanks to Tim Cutts.
Tweak DHCP network selection so that clients which turn up
on our network in REBINDING state and with a lease for a
foreign network will get a NAK response. Thanks to Dan
Shechter for work on this and an initial patch and thanks
to Gyorgy Farkas for further testing.
Fix DNS query forwarding for empty queries and forward
queries even when the recursion-desired bit is clear. This
allows "dig +trace" to work. Problem report from Uwe
Added "const" declarations where appropriate, thanks to
Andreas Mohr for the patch.
Added --bootp-dynamic option and associated
functionality. Thanks to Josef Wolf for the suggestion.
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