Subject: Re: editor/emacs
To: None <>
From: Love <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/28/2000 06:27:17
Hubert Feyrer <> writes:

> On Sun, 27 Feb 2000, Love wrote:
> > Emacs is ipv6 enable, great. But it doesn't loop over all addresses it
> > get back from getaddrinfo. This causes problem if your ipv6 tunnel is
> > done, but you still have ipv4 connectivity.
> > 
> > The patch below saves the first errno, and the retries all addresses
> > until it runs out of them.
> Let me say that some place may a much better place for such new
> features than pkgsrc is. pkgsrc (usually...) should just contain fixes to
> get things going on NetBSD (and maybe Solaris and Linux), but no new
> features per se - we're not maintaining the software itself.
> Also, your patch clashes with patch-aj of pkgsrc/editors/emacs ...

Yes, that was the problem. You added IPv6 support, not the FSF folks. I
assume you sent your ipv6 patches for emacs to Sorry if
you missunderstod me. My patch should replace the one in patch-aj for