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SubjectRe: [GIT]: Networking
David Miller wrote:
> From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
> Date: Sun, 20 Jul 2008 17:54:04 -0700 (PDT)
>
>
>> Grr. And I quote:
>>
>> Security table (IP_NF_SECURITY) [Y/n/?] (NEW) ?
>>
>> This option adds a `security' table to iptables, for use
>> with Mandatory Access Control (MAC) policy.
>>
>> If unsure, say N.
>>
>> why the heck does this new config option apparently default to 'Y'? It's a
>> new option, so no old users can need it, and the docs even say you should
>> say 'N' unless you know what you're doing.
>>
>> (Same issue with the IPv6 version).
>>
>> Don't do this.
>>
>
> James/Patrick please fix this.
>

This is only the NETFILTER_ADVANCED=n default (for SECURITY=y).
The netfilter defaults for NETFILTER_ADVANCED=n should be m/y for
things that are needed by mainstream distributions for normal
usage.

I'm not sure how this is going to be used, James?



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