Packaging guidelines: IPv6

Josh Boyer jwboyer at
Thu Jul 6 13:24:31 UTC 2006

On Thu, 2006-07-06 at 14:06 +0100, David Woodhouse wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-07-06 at 00:02 +0200, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> > > Now if dwmw2 wants to force all Core packages to support IPv6, that's fine 
> > > with me.
> > 
> > dwmw2 needs IPv6 for OLPC 
> Actually, the requirement for _all_ Core packages to support IPv6 isn't
> my idea -- it's coming from elsewhere. IPv6 is an increasingly common
> requirement these days -- and when I say 'requirement', I mean that a
> product can't be considered for use unless it fully supports IPv6.

And if a package in Core doesn't support IPv6 what happens?  Does it get
thrown out of Core (and by the proposed standards Extras as well)?


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