[PATCH] Make IPv6 built-in.
tcallawa at redhat.com
Tue Jun 7 18:45:35 UTC 2011
On 06/07/2011 02:42 PM, Pete Zaitcev wrote:
> On Tue, 07 Jun 2011 13:56:00 -0400
> Tom Callaway <tcallawa at redhat.com> wrote:
>>> +1 to making ipv6 built-in though.
>> Seems like a no-brainer to me. What are the cons? A slightly larger
>> vmlinuz? Is there some sort of performance impact?
> Indeed it's the creeping bloat we're facing. IMHO IPv6 is not a problem
> on anything with half a gig or more. It takes half a meg give or take,
> or about 1%.
So, we can either be slightly fatter and guarantee that IPv6 works
predictably, or stay thin and have erratic behavior. I still think this
is a good decision.
As to the "creeping bloat", I think that may be worthwhile to consider
P.S. Creeping Bloat is a great band name.
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