Coming soon: default to Giant-free networking in 6.x (was: Running the network stack without Giant -- change in default coming (fwd))

Jun Kuriyama kuriyama at
Sat Aug 28 01:24:59 PDT 2004

At Fri, 27 Aug 2004 21:54:31 +0000 (UTC),
Robert Watson wrote:
> There are components of IPv6 that are not MPSAFE, but they are
> sufficiently minor components that they will be relatively safe in most
> scenarios, and it's probably reasonable to leave them enabled by default.
> We're working on completing locking for those components.

Does this mean all 5.3 box in my office will be required to set
debug.mpsafenet=0 (80% of in my office is running 5.2.1 and rest are
4.10, with using IPv6 much)?  :-)

Jun Kuriyama <kuriyama at> // IMG SRC, Inc.
             <kuriyama at> // FreeBSD Project

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