On Thu, Jun 21, 2001 at 02:48:51PM +0200, Pekka Savola wrote:
> On Thu, 21 Jun 2001 uaca@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > Few days ago I wanted to add a host to the 6bone without having to reboot,
> > there were no problem, just compile the module, load, and configure... the
> > usual most times...
> > I found that if you don't select ipv6 as a module when you compile the
> > kernel, the kernel will not export the needed symbols for ipv6...
> > IMHO, it would be cool to have always exported that symbols if that not
> > causes a trouble.
> No, that's not sane. What would happen if this was done "as a backup" on
> all modules?
Most modules use standardized APIs that are always available. I agree with
the original poster that CONFIG_IPV6_MODULE should not be needed. The code
it covers is not very big anyways, so it could be just made default.