Please update udhcp from debian

Bug #566845 reported by Alkis Georgopoulos
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busybox (Ubuntu)
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Colin Watson

Bug Description

The current udhcp code is ancient (>5 years old) because at that time they moved the codebase to busybox and it's been maintained there since.

Please do what debian did, i.e. drop the current udhcp package and import the new one from debian that builds from the busybox source:
http://packages.debian.org/sid/udhcpc
http://packages.debian.org/sid/source/busybox

That will also fix a lot of bugs in the current (= 5 year old) udhcp package, e.g. LP #563056, LP #505916 etc.

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Colin Watson (cjwatson)
affects: udhcp (Ubuntu) → busybox (Ubuntu)
Colin Watson (cjwatson)
Changed in busybox (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
assignee: nobody → Colin Watson (cjwatson)
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package busybox - 1:1.15.3-1ubuntu1

---------------
busybox (1:1.15.3-1ubuntu1) maverick; urgency=low

  * Resynchronise with Debian (LP: #566845). Remaining changes:
    - [udeb] Enable chvt, dd conv=notrunc, getopt (and -l), killall,
      losetup, mktemp, NFS mount, od, ping, stat, and remote syslog.
    - [deb] Enable mdev.
    - [deb, static] Enable fractional sleep.
    - Enable 'mount -f' and mount helpers for all targets.
    - Add busybox-initramfs.
    - test-bin.patch: Move test and friends to /bin.
    - Add static-sh alias name for ash, and install /bin/static-sh symlink to
      busybox in busybox-static.
    - Use -marm on armel due to gcc thumb2 compilation issue.
    - rmescapes-stack.patch: Refresh stack pointers after makestrspace in
      _rmescapes.

busybox (1:1.15.3-1) unstable; urgency=low

  [ Bastian Blank ]
  * New upstream release.
  * Use 3.0 (quilt) source format.
  * Use debhelper compat level 7.

  [ Axel Beckert ]
  * Add binary packages containing symbolic links for
    syslogd/klogd/logread. (Closes: #537623)
  * Add binary packages containing symbolic links for udhcpc and udhcpd plus
    configuration.
  * Enabled PID file support in normal and static build (needed for at
    least udhcpc and udhcpd in a non-volatile environment)
  * Fixed typo in copyright file

  [ Otavio Salvador ]
  * [udeb] set executable bit in udhcpc script
  * [udeb] write a lease file for udhcpc response

  [ Frans Pop ]
  * [udeb] disable CONFIG_CTTYHACK as it's no longer used in D-I.

busybox (1:1.14.2-2) unstable; urgency=low

  * Fix handling of missing devices in init. (closes: #541115)

busybox (1:1.14.2-1) unstable; urgency=low

  [ Bastian Blank ]
  * New upstream release.
  * [deb, static] Enable udhcpd and dumpleases.

  [ Otavio Salvador ]
  * [udeb] Add an udhcpc script to be used by netcfg.

  [ Max Vozeler ]
  * Backport mkswap UUID support. (closes: #531572)
 -- Colin Watson <email address hidden> Wed, 07 Jul 2010 17:52:24 +0100

Changed in busybox (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Released
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Colin Watson (cjwatson) wrote :

I've also removed the stale udhcp source package from maverick now.

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Alkis Georgopoulos (alkisg) wrote :

Thank you Colin, the new udhcp package works fine for LTSP, the old package shouldn't be needed anywhere.

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