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    Subject[TRIVIAL] place IPv4 netfilter submenu where it belongs
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    Patch against -bk3.

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    Tomas Szepe <szepe@pinerecords.com>


    diff -urN a/net/Kconfig b/net/Kconfig
    --- a/net/Kconfig 2003-05-27 08:06:58.000000000 +0200
    +++ b/net/Kconfig 2003-07-26 21:45:02.000000000 +0200
    @@ -58,66 +58,6 @@
    the real netlink socket.
    This is a backward compatibility option, choose Y for now.

    -config NETFILTER
    - bool "Network packet filtering (replaces ipchains)"
    - ---help---
    - Netfilter is a framework for filtering and mangling network packets
    - that pass through your Linux box.
    -
    - The most common use of packet filtering is to run your Linux box as
    - a firewall protecting a local network from the Internet. The type of
    - firewall provided by this kernel support is called a "packet
    - filter", which means that it can reject individual network packets
    - based on type, source, destination etc. The other kind of firewall,
    - a "proxy-based" one, is more secure but more intrusive and more
    - bothersome to set up; it inspects the network traffic much more
    - closely, modifies it and has knowledge about the higher level
    - protocols, which a packet filter lacks. Moreover, proxy-based
    - firewalls often require changes to the programs running on the local
    - clients. Proxy-based firewalls don't need support by the kernel, but
    - they are often combined with a packet filter, which only works if
    - you say Y here.
    -
    - You should also say Y here if you intend to use your Linux box as
    - the gateway to the Internet for a local network of machines without
    - globally valid IP addresses. This is called "masquerading": if one
    - of the computers on your local network wants to send something to
    - the outside, your box can "masquerade" as that computer, i.e. it
    - forwards the traffic to the intended outside destination, but
    - modifies the packets to make it look like they came from the
    - firewall box itself. It works both ways: if the outside host
    - replies, the Linux box will silently forward the traffic to the
    - correct local computer. This way, the computers on your local net
    - are completely invisible to the outside world, even though they can
    - reach the outside and can receive replies. It is even possible to
    - run globally visible servers from within a masqueraded local network
    - using a mechanism called portforwarding. Masquerading is also often
    - called NAT (Network Address Translation).
    -
    - Another use of Netfilter is in transparent proxying: if a machine on
    - the local network tries to connect to an outside host, your Linux
    - box can transparently forward the traffic to a local server,
    - typically a caching proxy server.
    -
    - Various modules exist for netfilter which replace the previous
    - masquerading (ipmasqadm), packet filtering (ipchains), transparent
    - proxying, and portforwarding mechanisms. Please see
    - <file:Documentation/Changes> under "iptables" for the location of
    - these packages.
    -
    - Make sure to say N to "Fast switching" below if you intend to say Y
    - here, as Fast switching currently bypasses netfilter.
    -
    - Chances are that you should say Y here if you compile a kernel which
    - will run as a router and N for regular hosts. If unsure, say N.
    -
    -config NETFILTER_DEBUG
    - bool "Network packet filtering debugging"
    - depends on NETFILTER
    - help
    - You can say Y here if you want to get additional messages useful in
    - debugging the netfilter code.
    -
    config UNIX
    tristate "Unix domain sockets"
    ---help---
    diff -urN a/net/ipv4/netfilter/Kconfig b/net/ipv4/netfilter/Kconfig
    --- a/net/ipv4/netfilter/Kconfig 2003-07-10 23:30:37.000000000 +0200
    +++ b/net/ipv4/netfilter/Kconfig 2003-07-26 21:48:25.000000000 +0200
    @@ -2,8 +2,69 @@
    # IP netfilter configuration
    #

    +config NETFILTER
    + bool "Network packet filtering (replaces ipchains)"
    + depends on INET
    + ---help---
    + Netfilter is a framework for filtering and mangling network packets
    + that pass through your Linux box.
    +
    + The most common use of packet filtering is to run your Linux box as
    + a firewall protecting a local network from the Internet. The type of
    + firewall provided by this kernel support is called a "packet
    + filter", which means that it can reject individual network packets
    + based on type, source, destination etc. The other kind of firewall,
    + a "proxy-based" one, is more secure but more intrusive and more
    + bothersome to set up; it inspects the network traffic much more
    + closely, modifies it and has knowledge about the higher level
    + protocols, which a packet filter lacks. Moreover, proxy-based
    + firewalls often require changes to the programs running on the local
    + clients. Proxy-based firewalls don't need support by the kernel, but
    + they are often combined with a packet filter, which only works if
    + you say Y here.
    +
    + You should also say Y here if you intend to use your Linux box as
    + the gateway to the Internet for a local network of machines without
    + globally valid IP addresses. This is called "masquerading": if one
    + of the computers on your local network wants to send something to
    + the outside, your box can "masquerade" as that computer, i.e. it
    + forwards the traffic to the intended outside destination, but
    + modifies the packets to make it look like they came from the
    + firewall box itself. It works both ways: if the outside host
    + replies, the Linux box will silently forward the traffic to the
    + correct local computer. This way, the computers on your local net
    + are completely invisible to the outside world, even though they can
    + reach the outside and can receive replies. It is even possible to
    + run globally visible servers from within a masqueraded local network
    + using a mechanism called portforwarding. Masquerading is also often
    + called NAT (Network Address Translation).
    +
    + Another use of Netfilter is in transparent proxying: if a machine on
    + the local network tries to connect to an outside host, your Linux
    + box can transparently forward the traffic to a local server,
    + typically a caching proxy server.
    +
    + Various modules exist for netfilter which replace the previous
    + masquerading (ipmasqadm), packet filtering (ipchains), transparent
    + proxying, and portforwarding mechanisms. Please see
    + <file:Documentation/Changes> under "iptables" for the location of
    + these packages.
    +
    + Make sure to say N to "Fast switching" below if you intend to say Y
    + here, as Fast switching currently bypasses netfilter.
    +
    + Chances are that you should say Y here if you compile a kernel which
    + will run as a router and N for regular hosts. If unsure, say N.
    +
    menu "IP: Netfilter Configuration"
    - depends on INET && NETFILTER
    + depends on NETFILTER
    +
    +config NETFILTER_DEBUG
    + bool "Network packet filtering debugging"
    + help
    + You can say Y here if you want to get additional messages useful in
    + debugging the netfilter code.
    +

    config IP_NF_CONNTRACK
    tristate "Connection tracking (required for masq/NAT)"
    @@ -588,4 +649,3 @@
    <file:Documentation/modules.txt>. If unsure, say `N'.

    endmenu
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