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SubjectRe: [PATCH] cgroup: move CONFIG_SOCK_CGROUP_DATA to init/Kconfig
From: Arnd Bergmann <>
Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2017 13:08:06 +0100

> We now 'select SOCK_CGROUP_DATA' but Kconfig complains that this is
> not right when CONFIG_NET is disabled and there is no socket interface:
> warning: (CGROUP_BPF) selects SOCK_CGROUP_DATA which has unmet direct dependencies (NET)
> I don't know what the correct solution for this is, but simply removing
> the dependency on NET from SOCK_CGROUP_DATA by moving it out of the
> 'if NET' section avoids the warning and does not produce other build
> errors.
> Fixes: 483c4933ea09 ("cgroup: Fix CGROUP_BPF config")
> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <>
> ---
> There was an earlier patch by Augusto Mecking Caringi, which added
> a dependency, see
> I could not figure out whether CGROUP_BPF is meaningful without
> CONFIG_NET, my version of the patch assumes that it is.
> Applying either my version Augusto's to v4.10-rc will kill the
> warning.

CGROUP_BPF doesn't is not currently meaningful without CONFIG_NET,
and especially SOCK_CGROUP_DATA is not meaningful without CONFIG_NET.

Patch applied, thanks.

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