Eliminating IPv6 (?)

Rodney W. Grimes freebsd-rwg at gndrsh.dnsmgr.net
Wed Jun 19 16:18:15 UTC 2019

> 19.06.2019 3:57, Ronald F. Guilmette wrote:
> > And god only knows how much will break once I've done that.
> IPv6 will break only.

That is incorrect, scripts that would silently do nothing can
now infact fail, trust me, first hand experience.  This can
have consequences beyong "IPv6 will break only".

> >  How many other
> > people have tested -all- of the resulting binaries, seriously, on actual
> > production systems?  (I may be the first one ever, at least for 12.0.)
> I ran plenty of hosts with IPv6 disabled this way and no problems observed, but this pre-dates 12.0.

I've not run a userland without V6 in a long time once I started to have
issues with some things.
Rod Grimes                                                 rgrimes at freebsd.org

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