Subject: Re: creeping protocol defines
To: None <>
From: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
List: current-users
Date: 04/14/2000 09:56:12
In message <> writes
>>INET6 is defined unconditionally by the inclusion of
>>INET6 and NETISO (!!!) are both defined unconditionally
>>by the inclusion of gnusrc/gnu/usr.sbin/sendmail/
>	we define them unconditionally to help people who gets binary
>	distribution happy.  basically, binaries are designed to be
>	"protocol independent" - works fine on IPv4-only kernel, IPv4/v6
>	kernel and IPv6-only kernel.
>	if we make them conditional, binary builds will become complicated
>	too much (and impose pain to users).

And forcing users to carry around IPv6, even if they don't want to,
_doesn't_ cause them pain?  :-)