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Re: How to solve race condition between IPv6 ifup and start of services?

On Sat, 21 May 2011 15:42:51 -0700, Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org>
>With an event-based init system such as upstart, you could also set up the
>service not to start until the specified interface is fully configured.

Issue (1): We don't have event-based init system yet
Issue (2): When is an IPv6 interface "fully configured"?

>  But
>in general, I agree that upstream software should be intelligent about doing
>the right thing when started before the network is up.

How can we work around this as a distribution?

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