Subject: Re: usage of USE_INET6
To: None <>
From: Klaus Heinz <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/20/2005 05:40:13
Hubert Feyrer wrote:

> We currently have a list of IPv6 enabled applications at
> That file is generated automatically on the FTP server, IIRC by some 
> target in pkgsrc/Makefile.

That's what I noticed, mainly through the comment in
net/hf6to4/Makefile :-). So USE_INET6 was overloaded with another
meaning "include this file in the list of IPv6 applications".

> What do you intend to do about that?

Don't know yet. The easiest way would be keeping the keyword in a comment,
like hf6to4 does.

> Given NetBSD's involvement and history WRT IPv6, I'd prefer not to 
> deprecate that file.

Fully agreed.