Subject: Re: IPv6/IPsec actions in 1.5
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Erik Bertelsen <email@example.com>
Date: 06/21/1999 00:15:49
On Mon, Jun 21, 1999 at 06:51:42AM +0900, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> (please route further discussion to tech-net)
> After bunch of discussion with Perry, I think the following route
> should be taken for 1.5:
> - Import KAME kernel+userland so that it can be put into 1.5.
> - whenever unified-ipv6 is ready (before 1.5 or after 1.5),
> we'll switch the codebase to unified-ipv6.
> Please note that the final goal is to sync with unified-ipv6.
> If I understand correctly, 1.5 is the last chance before Y2K to
> import IPv6 (perry told me so). So, I need to take the above route,
> rather than waiting for unified-ipv6. As a bonus we can get KAME
> IPsec into the tree sooner.
> As one of unified-ipv6 worker I do feel sorry about this twist.
> If unified-ipv6 was ready for consumption this was not necessary.
> This is not quite ready at this moment.
For a long time we've heard that some IPv6 was going to be integrated into
NetBSD -- then we heard about the merger of the KAME and INRIA stacks.
Now it seems that something is really about to be done :-) I say: go for it.
Erik Bertelsen -- hoping to get rid of hand-installation of IPv6 code for NetBSD :-)