Eliminating IPv6 (?)

Eugene Grosbein eugen at grosbein.net
Thu Jun 20 04:17:32 UTC 2019

20.06.2019 6:32, Rodney W. Grimes wrote:

>>> I've not run a userland without V6 in a long time once I started to have
>>> issues with some things.
>> Can you give an example of such script in base system, please?
>> If you have such script or binary not in our base, it's not our fault :-)
> That is an extremly aragant position to take.  Your basically saying that
> only the base system scripts have to function correctly and that any
> script not part of the base system has no need to be supported.
> Go tell this to the ports people... *sigh*

I'm saying that areas of responsibility should be denoted.
If there is some script in the world written with bad assumptions,
its author/maintainer is responsible in fixing it.

FreeBSD already provides sysctls kern.features.inet and kern.features.inet6 to make it easier for scripts.

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