Re: Bindv6only once again
On Sunday 13 June 2010, Sune Vuorela wrote:
> On 2010-06-13, Vincent Bernat <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > It is difficult to understand why we should wait freeze time to change
> > anything. Some people (including me) may be afraid that the
> > not be corrected because of the freeze. Moreover, in the meantime,
> > applications don't work with IPv6 for people that are unaware of the
> > possibility to modify the sysctl.
> You are taking the wrong approach to things. We should see if it is
> still a major problem at freeze time, or if we have managed to fix all
> the buggy software before freeze.
> The fix is not to revert the changes, but to fix the software that this
> change exposes bugs in.
Except that some of the software that will have problems with is non-free
software (or worse) and none of that (by definiton) is part of the RC bug
process that controls releases. While that software is not the part of
Debian, many users of Debian use such software on Debian platforms.