Subject: Re: security/ssh IPv6 and SOCKS incompatibility
To: None <>
From: Matthias Scheler <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/13/2000 10:36:43
In article <>, writes:
> 	PR 9371 talks about it.  This is because:
> 	- SSH IPv6 patch now uses get{addr,name}info, not gethostby{name,addr},
> 	  to query hostnames

What abouting adding some stub function if socks is used?

> 	- SOCKS is unable to socks-ify them

I would suggest that USE_INET6 and USE_SOCKS together either cause a
build failure. For now I moidified "pkgsrc/mk/" not to
activate IPv6 support if socks is used.

>      - make security/ssh6 for certain period of time

No, please not. That kludge was used far to many times already.

	Kind regards

Matthias Scheler