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SubjectRe: [2.6 patch] NF_CONNTRACK_H323 must depend on (IPV6 || IPV6=n)
On Sun, Jan 28, 2007 at 04:04:42PM -0800, David Miller wrote:
> From: Adrian Bunk <>
> Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2007 01:00:11 +0100
> > On Sun, Jan 28, 2007 at 03:53:48PM -0800, David Miller wrote:
> > > Adrian is this the correct way to constrain the selection between
> > > "n" and "m" in this kind of situation? I thought doing something
> > > like "depends on IPV6" is sufficient to achieve that?
> >
> > "depends on IPV6" would fix the bug - but it would also make
> > NF_CONNTRACK_H323 unavailable for all people without IPV6 support in
> > their kernel.
> Yes, that is an issue.
> I guess with some slightly ugly ifdefs we could support the
> whole matrix of possibilities. But perhaps that's undesirable
> for another reason.

This depends on what NF_CONNTRACK_H323=y, IPV6=m is supposed to be:
- not allowed (NF_CONNTRACK_H323 must be modular) or
- NF_CONNTRACK_H323 can only be used for IPV4

My patch implements the first case.



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