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Re: Enabling SLAAC for IPv6 by default

On Tue, Sep 25, 2018 at 08:27:50AM +0100, Roy Marples wrote:
> He's specifically talking about temporary addresses.
> dhcpcd enables stable private addresses by default instead.
> dhcpcd does however read the net.inet6.ip6.use_tempaddr sysctl and act
> accordingly and thus defaults to what the kernel is setup to do.
> I could add an option to dhcpcd to set the sysctls by default in
> dhcpcd.conf, but not all OS's allow userland to set temporay addresses which
> is why I choose to read the kernel option and re-act accordingly.

I think dhcpcd is doing the right thing. We already have a way to set the
sysctl value, no need for a second one.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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