A.C.Aitchison at dpmms
Apr 24, 2012, 11:01 AM
Post #5 of 5
On Mon, 23 Apr 2012, Phil Pennock wrote:
Re: [Bug 1232] The default makefile is unhelpful for IPv6
[In reply to]
> On 2012-04-23 at 22:56 +0100, Jeremy Harris wrote:
>> On 2012-04-23 22:25, Jeremy Harris wrote:
>>> Resolution| |FIXED
>> For the future: when do we enable IPV6 by default?
> There was a recent RFC on what Internet connectivity means, which
> includes IPv6, so we have an argument in our favour any time we do make
> the change.
> We have a README.UPDATING which should get a warning of this sort of
> I think that the best way forward will be to pick a release, then in the
> previous release's announcement mail include a note warning that the
> subsequent release will enable IPv6 by default. We can do that in the
> 4.78 announcement and then enable in 4.79, if there's a general
> consensus to go for it.
I'd be tempted to say that enabling IPv6 by default qualified
a release for a "0" - perhaps 4.80 ?
Phil Hazel didn't usually use all the numbers.
Dr. Andrew C. Aitchison Computer Officer, DPMMS, Cambridge
A.C.Aitchison [at] dpmms http://www.dpmms.cam.ac.uk/~werdna
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