[Oneiric-Topic] ipv6 health check

Etienne Goyer etienne.goyer at canonical.com
Wed Mar 30 15:31:35 UTC 2011

On 11-03-30 11:11 AM, James Page wrote:
> On Wed, 2011-03-30 at 11:01 -0400, Chuck Short wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I would like to make sure that we are okay for IPV6. This includes
>> making sure that various daemons are ready for IPV6 and if they work
>> properly on Ubuntu Server with IPV6 enabled.
>> Regards
>> chuck
> I've triaged a few bugs where issues have been seen in pure IPv6
> environments where IPv4 is completely disabled; I'm uncomfortable about
> whether this is really a supported configuration and should this type of
> configuration be covered in the health check?

It's pretty crucial that expectations be clarified here.  If we really
consider IPv6-only not to be a supported configuration, then we need to
very upfront about this.  Because you will start to see people going
that route very shortly; I know of a few already.

AFAIC, adherence to IPv4 are bugs, period.

Etienne Goyer
Technical Account Manager - Canonical Ltd
Ubuntu Certified Instructor   -    LPIC-3

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