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Bug#901255: netcfg-static: Unable to configure fe80::1 as a gateway

Package: netcfg-static
Severity: normal
Tags: ipv6

When I try to configure fe80::1 (next router) as a gateway in an IPv6 only
network the installer stops with an "Unreachable gateway" error.

Looking at netcfg-common.c:netcfg_gateway_reachable its checked by comparing
bytes. Imho a better way would be to configure the interface and ping the

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 9.4
  APT prefers stable-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'stable-updates'), (500, 'stable'), (150, 'unstable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 4.9.0-6-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=de_DE.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=de_DE.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8), LANGUAGE= (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

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