Subject: Re: Pkgs checking for IPv6 .. (and getting it wrong)
To: Martin S. Weber <Ephaeton@gmx.net>
From: Matthias Scheler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/12/2007 22:02:44
On Wed, Sep 12, 2007 at 06:06:47PM +0200, Martin S. Weber wrote:
> I'm having a 4.0 RC 1 (and a -current 4.99.31) without IPv6
> support, i.e. built with -V MKINET6=no (build.sh).
I consider that a bad idea.
I would recomment to build a kernel without "options INET6" and leave
the rest of the system yet.
> Is this correct for them to do so?
Yes, it is.
> Who's wrong here (besides me, the bad bad bad user who doesn't want
> ipv6 support) ...
May I ask why? If you don't use IPv6 you can build a kernel without
IPv6 support. Applications will automatically pick IPv4.
> ... - the build system or the package checks ?
Neither, your system configuration is just broken.
Matthias Scheler http://zhadum.org.uk/