Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 585855
error in man page of dhclient.conf
Last modified: 2011-07-21 05:03:57 EDT
Description of problem:
There is a small error in the "Lease Requirements and Requests" section of the man page for dhclient.conf(5). The line:
"...the client can specify a requested-lease-time option..."
should read something like:
"...the client can specify a requested dhcp-lease-time option..."
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. man dhclient.conf
proposed patch to the troff file:
--- dhclient.conf.5.old 2010-04-26 09:49:41.000000000 +0100
+++ dhclient.conf.5.new 2010-04-26 09:51:14.000000000 +0100
@@ -217,7 +217,7 @@
the server with the specified values. These are full option
declarations as described in \fBdhcp-options(5)\fR. Options that are
always sent in the DHCP protocol should not be specified here, except
-that the client can specify a \fBrequested-lease-time\fR option other
+that the client can specify a requested \fBdhcp-lease-time\fR option other
than the default requested lease time, which is two hours. The other
obvious use for this statement is to send information to the server
that will allow it to differentiate between this client and other
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for
inclusion in the current release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
Because the affected component is not scheduled to be updated in the
current release, Red Hat is unfortunately unable to address this
request at this time. Red Hat invites you to ask your support
representative to propose this request, if appropriate and relevant,
in the next release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
This request was erroneously denied for the current release of
Red Hat Enterprise Linux. The error has been fixed and this
request has been re-proposed for the current release.
LEASE REQUIREMENTS AND REQUESTS now reads
.... the client can specify a
requested dhcp-lease-time option other than the default requested lease time, which is two hours.
Technical note added. If any revisions are required, please edit the "Technical Notes" field
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There was a small error regarding the dhcp-lease-time option in the dhclient.conf(5) man page. With this update, the man page has been amended.
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
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