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Re: pkg/44689: IPv6 support disabled by default in chat/irssi

The following reply was made to PR pkg/44689; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Thomas Klausner <>
To: NetBSD bugtracking <>
Subject: Re: pkg/44689: IPv6 support disabled by default in chat/irssi
Date: Sun, 6 Mar 2011 22:32:12 +0100

 On Sun, Mar 06, 2011 at 09:15:05PM +0000, David Holland wrote:
 >  Yes, we should. I have two reservations though: one is whether having
 >  it on even when it's not in PKG_SUGGESTED_OPTIONS is going to cause
 >  confusion; the other is that presumably in at least some of the
 >  packages where it's an option and disabled by default, it's disabled
 >  because it's broken or problematic in some way. Will it work for those
 >  cases (when we find them) to have PKG_SUGGESTED_OPTIONS include
 >  "-inet6"?
 There's no variable for pkgsrc-default-on options yet; currently, the
 processing looks first at the PKG_SUGGESTED_OPTIONS options (then
 legacy options), then PKG_DEFAULT_OPTIONS and finally at
 PKG_OPTIONS.<package>. We just have to prepend the global options as
 See pkgsrc/mk/ starting from line 268 ("process options
 from generic to specific").
 The patch could look something like:
 +        ${${PKG_OPTIONS_VAR}}
 and we'd need to find a nice place where to define

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