cvs commit: src UPDATING src/sys/netinet ip_mroute.c ip_mroute.h src/sys/sys param.h

Robert Watson rwatson at
Wed Feb 7 20:00:33 UTC 2007

On Wed, 7 Feb 2007, Bruce M Simpson wrote:

> bms         2007-02-07 16:04:13 UTC
>  FreeBSD src repository
>  Modified files:
>    .                    UPDATING
>    sys/netinet          ip_mroute.c ip_mroute.h
>    sys/sys              param.h
>  Log:
>  Remove support for IPIP tunnels in IPv4 multicast forwarding. XORP has
>  never used them; with mrouted, their functionality may be replaced by
>  explicitly configuring gif(4) instances and specifying them with the
>  'phyint' keyword.
>  Bump __FreeBSD_version to 700030, and update UPDATING.
>  A doc update is forthcoming.
>  Discussed on:   net
>  Reviewed by:    fenner
>  MFC after:      3 months

I'm not sure MFC'ing this functional removal to a -STABLE branch is wise. 
Instead, it should be marked as deprecated in future 6.x releases and be gone 
in 7.0.

Robert N M Watson
Computer Laboratory
University of Cambridge

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