Drop CONFIG_IPV6 ?
philipp_subx at redfish-solutions.com
Sun Mar 13 20:54:36 PDT 2022
Yeah, I disable CONFIG_IPV6, since most American ISP's have started rolling out residential IPv6. My local pop & pop ILEC hasn't deployed it. There's not even an announced date for it on their roadmap.
I suspect that if everyone had an IPv6 address, which would be both routable and non-dynamic, then people could more easily run servers on their networks... which might be anethema to the ISP's.
> On Mar 13, 2022, at 5:31 PM, Etienne Champetier <champetier.etienne at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> We currently have some circular dependencies caused by the usage of
> PROVIDES and @IPV6
> One radical way to fix, suggested by Jow, is to completely remove
> CONFIG_IPV6 from OpenWrt.
> This would also allow to simplify packaging of some core components.
> Is anyone disabling CONFIG_IPV6 ?
> Do people agree we can drop CONFIG_IPV6 ?
> Should we do this before we branch 22.x ?
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