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 From:  Chris Buechler <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] mono wall 1.11 susceptible to dhcp dos attack
 Date:  Fri, 16 Sep 2005 12:32:46 -0400
On 9/16/05, Kris Maglione <bsdaemon at comcast dot net> wrote:
> dnsmasq ('DNS Forwarder' in monowall)
> includes a DHCP server... I think m0n0wall uses it as a relay, but
> otherwise not. I've never tried it, but it may be an alternative. I
> suspect that there's a reason that it's not used in m0n0wall, since it
> would cut all of dhcpd's weight off of the distro.

I recall Manuel saying in the past it wasn't used as a DHCP server
originally because the functionality wasn't there when he got started.
 Why it's still there now I don't recall, probably one of those "it
ain't broke so don't fix it" things.  It's in the list archives