Subject: Re: INET6
To: Douwe Kiela <>
From: Wojciech Puchar <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/21/2003 13:43:11
> Hey,
> since IPv6 is getting more populair wouldn't it be a good idea to have

it's good thing - no matter if IPv6 is getting more popular.

I don't feel this - trying to connect to any of Polish IPv6 network in
universities and waiting for up to 8 months for answering mail. Freenet6
works but ...hmm... can be better.

And still can't get real answer about how reverse DNS works, if
or is right domain, why two domains etc.
FreeNet6 delivers only and while all works it takes few seconds
to check nonexisting subdomain while doing telnet/ssh to ipv6

I'm very interested to make my (total over 300 machines in few subnets)
network have IPv6 working.. But with something more predictable than

> an mk.conf option ' INET6' so that if you have this in your mk.conf
> pkgsrc will automatically installed Ipv6 version (a good example of this
> is the postfix INET6 mk.conf options would would then be deprecated by
> this newer one). It would require you to set this value only once and
> not for every package that you want to install a INET6 version of.
> What do you guys think?
> Regards,
> Douwe