Subject: Re: USE_INET6
To: Iain Hibbert <>
From: Juan RP <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 04/16/2006 10:36:05
On Sun, 16 Apr 2006 09:28:52 +0100 (BST)
Iain Hibbert <> wrote:

> Hi,
>    I notice that if you have USE_INET6=no defined in /etc/mk.conf,
> the pkg options subsystem says that it is a deprecated variable, but
> I'm not sure that it is, exactly?
> It is used in various places in the NetBSD userland build to control
> wether inet6 capability is compiled in (libc for example)
> Well, I'm not sure if its a question or just a grumble.

USE_INET6 was deprecated with the options framework (to specify
a global inet6 option there is PKG_DEFAULT_OPTIONS += inet6).
So if you are using the first one it will be deleted at some point in
the future (it's just a warning).