Re: ifupdown 0.7~alpha4 in experimental
On 2011-06-15, Christian Hammers <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 15 Jun 2011 13:11:41 +0200
> Stephan Seitz <email@example.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jun 08, 2011 at 05:06:09PM +0300, Andrew O. Shadoura wrote:
>> >As some may already have noticed, the new ifupdown revision, 0.7~alpha4
>> >entered experimental, and is successfully built at least on i386 and
>> Thanks for your work.
>> Does this package support configuring different IPv6 address types (say
>> one fixed address, so you know how to reach the system, and one dynamic
>> address (privacy extension) for outgoing traffic)?
>> If not yet, is this feature planned?
> As a workaround you can already add the following to
> /etc/network/interfaces to change your "fixed address":
> # Mark this address as still reachable but deprecated as source
> # address for new outgoing connections:
> up ip addr change 2001:f00::1234/64 dev eth0 preferred_lft 0
> (I'm still unsure if preferred_lft is really the right way but the
> only other alternative seems "ip addrlabel" and they are very confusing)
And the dynamic ones inherited by the privacy extensions should be preferred
over the static ones already.