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Re: Bindv6only once again

On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 01:25:11PM +0200, Jarek Kamiński wrote:
> Na grupie linux.debian.devel napisałe(a)ś:
> > I believe that now we fixed ~everything which can be fixed, so this
> > leaves us with the proprietary Java implementation which apparently Sun
> > is unwilling to fix.
> > Unless the maintainer believes that we can get a fixed version before
> > the release then I propose to stop setting bindv6only=3D1 by default.
> > While it was a useful experiment, since it allowed to expose and fix a
> > fair number of bugs, it should not compromise the general usability of
> > Debian systems.
> I see only two ways of fixing proprietary Java (apart from fixing it
> upstream or ignoring the problem):
> * wrap java and java_vm binaries in some scripts setting LD_PRELOAD (in
>   Debian package)
> or
> * allow sun-java6-* packages to override bindv6only sysctl.

* allow bindv6only to be overridden by process instead of system-wide.


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