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SubjectRe: [PATCH 01/02] net/ipv6: seperate sit driver to extra module
On Sat, 7 Oct 2006, Bill Fink wrote:

> On Fri, 6 Oct 2006 17:15:56 +0200, Joerg Roedel wrote:
>
> > +config IPV6_SIT
> > + tristate "IPv6: IPv6-in-IPv4 tunnel (SIT driver)"
> > + depends on IPV6
> > + default y
> > + ---help---
> > + Tunneling means encapsulating data of one protocol type within
> > + another protocol and sending it over a channel that understands the
> > + encapsulating protocol. This driver implements encapsulation of IPv6
> > + into IPv4 packets. This is useful if you want to connect two IPv6
> > + networks over an IPv4-only path.
> > +
> > + Saying M here will produce a module called sit.ko. If unsure, say N.
>
> >From a user perspective, I believe it should say "If unsure, say Y".
> The unsure case for the unsure user should be the case that works for
> the broadest possible usage spectrum, which would be the 'Y' case.
> To put it another way, if you pick 'Y' and don't really need it, the
> only downside is wasting some memory. But if you pick 'N' and actually
> did need it, previously working IPv6 networking would no longer work.
> I believe the default setting should match the unsure recommendation.

Yes, the unsure value should match the default. People pick the default
because they're unsure.



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James Morris
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