Subject: Re: -current sendmail cancer in IPv4-only kernel
To: Frank van der Linden <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/07/2000 21:17:31
	If an application can be made to handle the absence of IPv6
	automatically, then it really should - in the same way as it
	should be able to handle IPv6 only installations.

				       -- No hype required --

On Sun, 7 May 2000, Frank van der Linden wrote:

> On Sun, May 07, 2000 at 11:53:07AM -0700, Jonathan Stone wrote:
> > Errr, no, we must *not* assume Ipv6. Default configuration files must
> > continue to work on IPv4-only systems.
> We should assume whatever's in GENERIC. If you go through the trouble of
> editing out the INET6 option of your config file, it's not unreasonable
> to expect that you might have to edit a few more config files. After
> all, INET6 is scheduled to be the default in the future.
> What should not happen is binaries failing without having the option to
> tell them about your non-v6 kernel via a config file, of course.
> - Frank