Subject: Re: USE_INET6 idea, fixed
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
Date: 01/08/2000 18:47:33
On Sun, 9 Jan 2000 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
: The above proposal is just fine, except tricky situation with
: "latest pkgsrc on 1.4 branch" - some of packages bark if there's no
The latest pkgsrc *should* build on 1.3 (actually, 1.3.2). See below:
: Is it correct that you are saying binary package builders/people
: compile packages need to set HAS_INET6 in mk.conf, if they are working
: on 1.5? Or will it be automatically defined by bsd.pkg.mk trick?
: (like exit status from "ifconfig lo0 inet6")
Automatically defined. This means that a 1.3/1.4 user would point out a
build needing HAS_INET6 ("good programs" should not need it :). The extra
code for programs that auto-adapt IPv4/IPv6 is small enough.
-- Todd Vierling (email@example.com)