Subject: Re: usage of USE_INET6
To: Georg Schwarz <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/20/2005 19:04:43
On Sun, 20 Nov 2005, Georg Schwarz wrote:

> > If the package *requires* IPv6 to build, it should not simply be deleted;
> > rather, some mechanism should enforce the IPv6 capability, and fail if the
> but that means we need a different indicator to denote whether a package
> requires IPv6 support (e.g. IPv6 compatible header files) to compile.
> USE_INET6 definitely wasn't meant to do that (although it seems to have
> been abused for that purpose in a few instances).

Later in my same message, I detailed exactly how I have been doing this.
See net/sipcalc.

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