Call for testers: RFC 5569 (6rd) support in stf(4)
rpaulo at FreeBSD.org
Thu Sep 30 21:46:15 UTC 2010
On 30 Sep 2010, at 20:16, Doug Barton wrote:
> On 9/30/2010 12:13 PM, Rui Paulo wrote:
>> On 28 Sep 2010, at 23:27, Doug Barton wrote:
>>> On 9/22/2010 1:32 PM, Hiroki Sato wrote:
>>> | Hello,
>>> | Can anyone try a patch for adding 6rd (RFC 5569) support to stf(4)?
>>> Well I don't want to be "Mr. Negativity," but I'd like to suggest that
>>> adding this support is the wrong way to go. STF and teredo are
>>> transition mechanisms, and we're currently knee-deep (well maybe
>>> ankle-deep) in the deployment of IPv6. This is only going to pick up
>>> steam in the next few years given the impending run-out of the free /8s
>>> in the IANA pool.
>> I disagree with you and I want to see this going in.
> Perhaps you could provide a little more information about the basis for your opinion, as I attempted to do for mine? If for no other reason than to help educate me on why I'm wrong?
I really don't feel like discussion this ad nauseum as your last IPv6 thread, but 6rd is useful and your argument about the timeline for FreeBSD 9.0 doesn't make sense: we can have this on FreeBSD 8-STABLE in a week after this is committed to HEAD.
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