[PATCH] Allow compile without IPv6.

Gustavo Sverzut Barbieri barbieri at profusion.mobi
Wed Sep 8 09:09:27 PDT 2010

On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 1:02 PM, Marcel Holtmann <marcel at holtmann.org> wrote:
> Hi Gustavo,
>> >> I think new projects from 2010 should not have ipv4-only. This time
>> >> should be over, finally. And people should get used to see ipv6
>> >> everywhere, and we should try to break the chicken-egg thing wherever
>> >> possible. :)
>> >>
>> >> I can see the use for a systemd without any IP networking, but
>> >> compiling-out ipv6 seems like the wrong thing to me. Sure, we should
>> >> make sure, that systemd handles a kernel without ipv6 gracefully, but
>> >> not offer a switch to stay in the IP stone age. :)
>> >
>> > That means I'll have to maintain this patch outside tree forever? :-)
>> btw, if you allow my patch to get in, in consideration I will kindly
>> create a new patch that flags if ipv6 support is present and if not
>> fallback to my ipv4 code... but that also means we need review of my
>> provided ipv4 code ;-)
> this is the wrong approach. I agree with Kay here in that systemd needs
> to handle gracefully a kernel where IPv6 is disabled, but that should be
> all that it is doing.

Damn! and I was thinking about providing a connman build without ipv6... :-D

BTW, could you provide some connman.service in your next release?

Gustavo Sverzut Barbieri
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