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Re: kern/51531: Recent networking regression affecting installs
The following reply was made to PR kern/51531; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: mlelstv%serpens.de@localhost (Michael van Elst)
Subject: Re: kern/51531: Recent networking regression affecting installs
Date: Wed, 5 Oct 2016 20:20:36 +0000 (UTC)
joerg%bec.de@localhost (Joerg Sonnenberger) writes:
>In short, *any* assumption that a freshly configured network interface
>is going to be ready RSN are wrong.
Of course nobody really cared because in practice it just worked.
It started to be wrong when enforcing DAD.
It is so well-known to be wrong that people invented optimistic DAD
to reduce the extra delay, but so far only for IPv6. DAD on IPv4
seems to be less common.
Michael van Elst
"A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."
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