Subject: Re: net/netcat6 and !inet6
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com>
From: Adrian Portelli <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/25/2007 12:03:12
Jukka Salmi wrote:
> some months net/netcat6 was changed to require `inet6' because
> (according to the CVS log message) "you *can't* disable IPv6 in
> However, netcat6 works fine without IPv6; I just built it (`./configure
> --disable-ipv6') on a NetBSD 3.1_STABLE system which was built with
> MKINET6=no and runs a kernel without `options INET6'.
> IMHO net/netcat6/options.mk should be reverted to rev 1.1. Any comments?
> Regards, Jukka
>  http://mail-index.netbsd.org/pkgsrc-changes/2006/11/28/0010.html
I just tested r1.1 of options.mk on a NetBSD 3.x system that is IPv6
enabled with a -inet6 in my mk.conf. By the looks of it netcat6 honors
this and installs the nc6 binary with IPv4 support only.
I'm sure tv@ had a reason for doing this though . . .