[Dnsmasq-discuss] FreeBSD TFTP issue (failure to serve via IPv4) reported against 11.3/12.x

Simon Kelley simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Sat Oct 12 23:34:24 BST 2019

On 05/10/2019 09:44, Matthias Andree wrote:
> Am 05.10.19 um 09:54 schrieb Geert Stappers:
>> Questions:
>> Which version of Dnsmasq did work?  ( git bi-sect  known good)
>> Which version of Dnsmasq doesn't work?  ( git bi-sect  known bad)
>> In case it is stated in
>>> <https://forums.freebsd.org/threads/dnsmasq-tftp-service-not-working-any-longer.72457/#post-440976>
>>> <https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=241068>
>> have the curitisy to state it here also ...
> FreeBSD have been shipping 2.80 for a long time (since before
> 2019-07-01), if there's a mismatch in the source code and what they
> quote in the Forums, it'll be easy to spot.
> The thing is not that dnsmasq changed, but that FreeBSD changed and it
> appears that some interface fiddling makes assumptions that were true in
> 11.2 but no longer hold in FreeBSD >= 11.3.

The patch in the buzilla entry looks good to me. The dnsmasq code is
wrong and has been for some time. The version-dependent failure is
probably down to the order in which the data is added to the control
array, or the relative size of the two datastructures changing.


should fix things. PLs test.



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