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Re: bin/53705: dhcpcd spams syslogd

The following reply was made to PR bin/53705; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Roy Marples <>
To: Robert Elz <kre%munnari.OZ.AU@localhost>
Subject: Re: bin/53705: dhcpcd spams syslogd
Date: Wed, 10 Apr 2019 15:55:54 +0100

 On 10/04/2019 15:52, Robert Elz wrote:
 >      Date:        Wed, 10 Apr 2019 14:13:07 +0100
 >      From:        Roy Marples <>
 >      Message-ID:  <>
 >    | That's a totally different issue.
 > Yes, understood and agreed.   That's why that was just a postscript
 > added on to the end of the real message.
 >    | Please create a new PR for it because there really is no right way of
 >    | solving this.
 > If that latter part is correct (depending on just which "this" is in
 > question) a PR would be a bit pointless, right?   No point asking for
 > changes if there is no way to do it.
 > (And if "this" was the "my ISP should support IPv6, but doesn't" then
 > I agree, there certainly does not appear to be any good solution, as
 > most of the ISP's customers have no idea at all what IP is, let alone
 > which version does what, or how.)
 > But if you, or someone really want a PR on the "default v6 route exists
 > and causes connection delays when there are no available v6 global addresses"
 > issue, then sure, I can do that.   It will take a while while I collect
 > some packet traces, etc, and tomorrow I am unlikely to have much time,
 > but sometime over the weekend I can do that ... if you really want it.
 No traceroutes needed.
 Just say RA received with no prefixes marked as generated a SLAAC 
 address, no DHCPv6 server available to hand out any IA and no static 
 IPv6 configuration.
 I think that describes your situation.

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