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Re: ITP: libnet-dhcp-perl -- Interface for handling DHCP packets

Hendrik Frenzel dijo [Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 05:41:49PM +0100]:
> * Package name    : libnet-dhcp-perl
> (...)
>   Description     : Interface for handling DHCP packets
> This module is a release of the DHCP protocol interface to Perl 5. There
> are two parts to the interface: the packet component (Net::DHCP::Packet)
> and the constants component (Net::DHCP::Constants) which represents
> constants used in DHCP protocol, defined in RFC 1533, RFC 2132, RFC
> 2241, RFC 2485, RFC 2563, RFC 2937, RFC 3004, RFC 3011, RFC 3046.

Just to be a bit too picky: Please ellaborate on the description what
does 'handling' mean - analizing them on real time? Modifying and
reinjecting them to wreck chaos? Describe what can it do with the

I do not think listing the RFCs that define DHCP do anything to help
the user understand what the package is about. But do make sure the
upstream tarball does not include the RFCs themselves, as they are


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