Merging rc.d/network_ipv6 into rc.d/netif
dougb at FreeBSD.org
Sat Nov 10 22:17:38 PST 2007
On Mon, 5 Nov 2007, Bob Johnson wrote:
> On 11/5/07, Mike Makonnen <mtm at freebsd.org> wrote:
>> Most IP related knobs will have an ipv4_ and ipv6_ version. To make the
>> transition easier rc.subr(8) will "automagically" DTRT for the following
>> gateway_enable => ipv4_gateway_enable
>> router_enable => ipv4_router_enable
>> router => ipv4_router
>> router_flags => ipv4_router_flags
>> defaultrouter => ipv4_defaultrouter
>> static_routes => ipv4_static_routes
>> static_routes_<IF> => ipv4_static_routes_<IF>
>> route_<XXX> => ipv4_route_<XXX>
>> dhclient_program => ipv4_dhclient_program
>> dhclient_flags => ipv4_dhclient_flags
>> dhclient_flags_<IF> => ipv4_dhclient_flags_<IF>
>> background_dhclient_<IF> => ipv4_background_dhclient_<IF>
>> Please try it and let me know what you think.
> Personally, I'd prefer the new names be along the lines of
> ifconfig_<interface>_ipv4, ifconfig_<interface>_ipv6,
> defaultrouter_ipv4, defaultrouter_ipv6, dhclient_program_ipv4,
> dhclient_program_ipv6, etc.
Personally I think that grouping things by ipv4/ipv6 makes more sense, and
has better longevity.
> And this would be a good time to change defaultrouter to default_router!
Or we could make it shorter and call it gateway.
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