Package: wide-dhcpv6 / 20080615-22

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From: Jeremie Corbier <jeremie+debian@famille-corbier.net>
Date: Tue, 6 Apr 2010 15:51:12 +0200
Subject: Update ifid on interface restart

Interface ID may have changed between a stop and start.

[rogershimizu@gmail.com: slightly modified according to 0004-GNU-libc6-fixes.patch]
Signed-off-by: Jeremie Corbier <jeremie@famille-corbier.net>
Signed-off-by: Roger Shimizu <rogershimizu@gmail.com>
---
 dhcp6c.c | 9 +++++++++
 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+)

diff --git a/dhcp6c.c b/dhcp6c.c
index c959b7c..1e897d2 100644
--- a/dhcp6c.c
+++ b/dhcp6c.c
@@ -768,6 +768,15 @@ client6_ifctl(ifname, command)
 
 	switch(command) {
 	case DHCP6CTL_COMMAND_START:
+		/*
+		 * The ifid might have changed, so reset it before releasing the
+		 * lease.
+		 */
+		if (ifreset(ifp)) {
+			debug_printf(LOG_NOTICE, FNAME, "failed to reset %s",
+			    ifname);
+			return (-1);
+		}
 		free_resources(ifp);
 		if (client6_start(ifp)) {
 			debug_printf(LOG_NOTICE, FNAME, "failed to restart %s",