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Re: ifupdown 0.7~alpha4 in experimental

On 2011-06-15, Christian Hammers <ch@lathspell.de> wrote:
> On Wed, 15 Jun 2011 13:11:41 +0200
> Stephan Seitz <stse+debian@fsing.rootsland.net> 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
>> >amd64.
>> 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.

Kind regards
Philipp Kern

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