Date: Sat, 21 Sep 2013 03:26:57 +0400 From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> To: owl-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Owl 3.0 and Virtual Machine Setup? On Sat, Sep 21, 2013 at 01:05:27AM +0200, John Spencer wrote: > On 09/21/2013 12:47 AM, Solar Designer wrote: > ># We do not officially support the DHCP client because it is rather > ># complicated, yet it runs entirely as root, which we find an > ># unacceptable and unjustified security risk. If you enable this > ># setting, then you're essentially running your own revision of this > ># package, and you're on your own with possible vulnerabilities. > >%define BUILD_DHCP_CLIENT 0 > > maybe this dhcp client would suit owl's needs better ? > https://code.google.com/p/ndhcp/ > (it was written by nicholas kain, who did musl's x86_64 port.) Yes, this was/is one of the options under consideration: http://www.openwall.com/lists/owl-dev/2011/05/03/7 Like I said, we just did not get around to actually working on it. Alexander
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