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Re: IPv6 support in debian installer

On Sat, Jan 22, 2011 at 09:42:51AM +0000, Miguel Figueiredo wrote:
> Sáb, 2011-01-22 às 00:04 -0400, Joey Hess escreveu:
> > Matthew Palmer wrote:
> > > I'd like to announce that I've managed to put together a set of changes to
> > > netcfg (and busybox) to allow d-i to perform a complete install over the
> > > network without any traffic flowing over IPv4.
> > > 
> > > <wait for applause... 3... 2... 1... smile and continue>
> <applause>
> This is really a nice advancement in Debian.
> I don't know how are other OSs doing it but i think this is a very
> important feature to have from the beginning as IPv6 is becoming more
> and more requested/tested/used.  Being able to install a system with
> IPv6 in such a easy way as the d-i has 'spoiled' us will surely get more
> people to test/use it.
> Thanks Matthew.
> </applause>
> After a set of nice improvements/features on Squeeze it seems we will have
> IPv6, WPA, vlans (?), usability discussion/improvements...

If it's a bug against netcfg that isn't tagged 'help', 'wontfix', etc, I
plan on getting it done for wheezy, as much as time permits.  Other parts of
d-i... I'll leave those to other people for now.

- Matt

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