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

Andre Guibert de Bruet andy at
Sun Aug 29 06:31:46 PDT 2004

On Sat, 28 Aug 2004, Jun Kuriyama wrote:

> 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)?  :-)

I think you might have glanced over the following line right at the top:

"This evening I will commit several changes to the 6.x branch relating 


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