[libvirt] [PATCH] nwfilter: Do not require DHCP requests to be broadcast

Stefan Berger stefanb at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Wed Dec 21 15:50:47 UTC 2011

On 12/21/2011 10:29 AM, Eric Blake wrote:
> On 12/21/2011 08:19 AM, Stefan Berger wrote:
>> Remove the requirement that DHCP messages have to be broadcasted.
> It might be worth listing more rationale, such as a scenario that fails
> without this patch.

DHCP requests are most often sent via broadcast but can be directed at a 
specific DHCP server. For example 'dhclient' takes '-s <server>' as a 
command line parameter thus allowing DHCP requests to directed at a 
specific DHCP server.

I'll add above rational to the commit message.


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