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From: Joshua Saddler <nightmorph@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-dev] ipv6 documentation: net-dns/totd substitutes
Date: Sun, 18 Jul 2010 18:55:45
Message-Id: 20100718115505.0af86784@angelstorm
1 Hey folks, thought I'd ask here, since I can't find answers on what's maintained in our ipv6 packages.
3 asks for updates to our sadly neglected ipv6 guide ( I removed the note that said to keyword net-dns/totd, now that it's been stabilized. totd is a DNS proxy used for 6to4 conversion.
5 The problem, as I outlined in comment #6, is that we should not continue referencing totd in the guide. It's maintainer-wanted, no-herd, only available for two arches (x86 & amd64), and only stable on x86.
7 Do we have a more cross-platform alternative that's actually maintained? Who does ipv6 commits these days? Given the much-hyped death of ipv4 addresses sometime in the next several months, it's important that we find a suitable alternative and get it properly documented, with help from its maintainers, in the guide.
9 Thanks for your help.
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13 GDP, PR, etc.


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