On Mon, Feb 18, 2019 at 12:40:15PM -0500, Zac Morris wrote:
>  There seems to be a bug with the
> *dhcp-hostsfile=*
> ...option in a config file.
> 
> The man page <http://www.thekelleys.org.uk/dnsmasq/docs/dnsmasq-man.html>
> states that:
> The format of a line is the same as text to the right of '=' in
> *--dhcp-host*
> 
> ...when I try to use that format I get startup error:
> dnsmasq: bad option at line 2 of /etc/dnsmasq.d/dhcp-hosts
> 
> ...when I try to add the dhcp-host= to be beginning of each line, the
> server *will start* but I get the following warnings in the log file:
>  bad hex constant at line 2 of /etc/dnsmasq.d/dhcp-hosts
> 
> Based on searches this seems to be a known issue, so I switched to using
> the conf-file= option which starts with no errors or warnings.
> 
> Both errors seem to originate in options.c but I don't know c well enough
> to supply a fix.
 
Please supply files to reproduce it.


> The workaround *works*, but you don't get the SIGHUP auto-reload of the
> dhcp-hosts without stopping the deamon.
> 
> 
> Thanks,
> -Zac
> 
> dnsmasq --version
> Dnsmasq version 2.76  Copyright (c) 2000-2016 Simon Kelley

Testing with 2.80 would also be good.



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Geert Stappers
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