[Dnsmasq-discuss] [PATCH] DHCPv6 IAID should be of unsigned type

Simon Kelley simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Fri Oct 25 22:11:21 BST 2019

On 20/10/2019 18:19, Dominik DL6ER wrote:
> Dear mailing list,
> The proposed patch ensures that the DHCPv6 IAID is of unsigned type.
> This is entirely uncritical, however, as the variable is already now
> interpreted and handled as being of unsigned type in
> * lease.c:read_leases(),
> * helper.c:create_helper(),
> * dbus.c:dbus_add_lease(), and
> * outpacket.c:put_opt6_long(),
> its definition should reflect this to avoid inconsistencies.
> RFC3315 (section 22.4) confirms that the IAID is a 4 bytes long
> unsigned integer.
The only operations on IAID other the comparison are to print it as a
number in the lease file and some logs. That's already done as unsigned.

Patch applied as  tidy up, with no expectation of functional changes.


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