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Re: DHCID and the use of MD5 [Re: Last Call: 'Resolution of FQDN Conflicts among DHCP Clients' to Proposed Standard]

2005-11-26 12:14:06
On Sat, 26 Nov 2005, Ted Lemon wrote:
Making a hash function interchangeable in DHCID makes the conflict detection
algorithm hugely more complicated, and possibly not workable at all.   Think
about how that would work.

AFAICS, it shouldn't be all that complicated as long as the implementations [checking for conflicts] support all the algorithms used at the site, right?

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