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Re: /usr boot time dependencies

On Sat, 16 Aug 2003, Pekka Savola wrote:

> But is it a serious one? :-)

depends. It means you can not have IPv6 on workstations that NFS 
mount /usr.

> When designing the IPv6 parts of the initscripts, the two things
> have been non-goals:
>  1) IPv6-only operation (no IPv4 enabled at all)
>     * not the time for it yet, IMHO.
>  2) IPv6 without /usr
>     * limited interest for IPv6 in cases where /usr is not usable
> Perhaps 2) could be rather easily fixed, as you write.

It should be an easy fix, init.ipv6-global:

	sort | uniq ---> sort -u

	if [ "`id -u`" = "0" ] ---> if [ "${EUID}" = "0" ]

> Do folks have opinions on the desired level of IPv6 availability?

well, i'd like IPv6 and machines which make heavy use of nfs mounts 
not to be mutually exclusive.

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