systemd: please stop trying to take over the world :)
mzerqung at 0pointer.de
Tue Jun 14 07:43:51 UTC 2011
On Mon, 13.06.11 17:19, Matthew Garrett (mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org) wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 13, 2011 at 05:13:39PM +0100, Peter Robinson wrote:
> > On Mon, Jun 13, 2011 at 5:05 PM, Matthew Garrett <mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org>
> > wrote:
> > The point of providing a platform is that developers can make certain
> > assumptions about available functionality. It's no longer reasonable to
> > treat IPv6 as an optional part of the internet, any more than it's
> > reasonable to consider IPv4 as optional. But if you don't want it,
> > simply don't build it.
> > I believe the ipv6 module is going to be built in soon anyway.
> > http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/kernel/2011-June/003105.html
> I'd assumed that Dennis was talking about non-Fedora environments, since
> ipv6 hasn't been meaningfully optional in Fedora for ages.
Note that ipv6-less systems are explicitly supported by systemd, by
means of blacklisting the kmod in the modprobe configuration.
Lennart Poettering - Red Hat, Inc.
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