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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] net/ipv6/exthdrs.c et al: Optional strict PadN option checking
    From: Eldad Zack <>
    Date: Sat, 7 Apr 2012 12:44:27 +0200

    > Added strict checking of PadN, which can be used to increase header
    > size and thus push the protocol header into the 2nd fragment.
    > PadN is used to align the options within the Hop-by-Hop or
    > Destination Options header to 64-bit boundaries. The maximum valid
    > size is thus 7 bytes.
    > RFC 4942 recommends to actively check the "payload" itself and
    > ensure that it contains only zeroes.
    > See also RFC 4942 section
    > Signed-off-by: Eldad Zack <>

    A sysctl _AND_ a kconfig option, give me a break, that's

    Either we want this or we don't.

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