Subject: Re: (Somewhat OT) Re: INET6 in GENERIC
To: J. Scott Kasten <>
From: Thomas E. Spanjaard <>
List: tech-net
Date: 02/23/2006 01:04:00
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J. Scott Kasten wrote:
> As it is, I've been very pleased with the NetBSD support for v6.  As of 
> the 2.0 release, only the named in the base system was wanting.  (It 
> supported AAAA records, but could only listened on a v4 socket.)  The 
> pkgsrc version does have full v6 support.

Well, BIND is a third-party product, and at the 2.0 time BIND 9.3 wasn't 
deemed ready yet (I think that was around the 9.3.0 beta 3 time). 
Considering the security past of BIND, one grows to be a little 
sceptical about new (alpha or beta) releases.

         Thomas E. Spanjaard

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