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SubjectRe: [GIT]: Networking
From: Patrick McHardy <>
Date: Mon, 21 Jul 2008 14:05:57 +0200

> The idea was that NETFILTER_ADVANCED=n enables everything needed
> by mainstream distributions and hides the rest. We can certainly
> change the default for this option, but that makes NETFILTER_ADVANCED
> pretty much useless.

A new feature cannot possibly be used by existing distributions. I
think that's the main gripe.

Distributions themselves will enable the feature no matter what we
mark it's default as.

And once the feature thus becomes pervasive we can re-adjust the

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