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Date:	Tue, 27 Oct 2009 13:39:17 +0100 (CET)
From:	Jiri Kosina <jkosina@...e.cz>
To:	Krzysztof Piotr Oledzki <ole@....pl>,
	Patrick McHardy <kaber@...sh.net>,
	"David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>
Cc:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, netfilter-devel@...r.kernel.org,
	netfilter@...r.kernel.org, coreteam@...filter.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] netfilter: remove CONFIG_NF_CT_ACCT

On Thu, 22 Oct 2009, Jiri Kosina wrote:

> I can see several issues with CONFIG_NF_CT_ACCT and I think it should be 
> removed for the following reasons:
> 
> 1) the netlink seems broken for the (CONFIG_NF_CT_ACCT unset && 
>    net.netfilter.nf_conntrack_acct set) scenario. In such case, 
>    ctnetlink_nlmsg_size() seems to miscompute the size of the message, as 
>    the CTA_COUNTERS_* are not counted in at all. Seems quite serious on a 
>    first glance.
> 2) It has been marked as deprecated for quite some time, and was supposed 
>    to be removed in 2.6.29, but is apparently still with us.
> 3) Spits confusing warnings into dmesg.
> 
> All this since commit 584015727a3b ("netfilter: accounting rework: 
> ct_extend + 64bit counters (v4)").
> 
> Signed-off-by: Jiri Kosina <jkosina@...e.cz>
> --- 
>  Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt |    9 ---------
>  Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt        |    3 +--
>  net/netfilter/Kconfig                      |   22 ----------------------
>  net/netfilter/nf_conntrack_acct.c          |   10 ----------
>  net/netfilter/nf_conntrack_netlink.c       |    2 --
>  5 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 45 deletions(-)

Has this one been lost? (aka "ping").

-- 
Jiri Kosina
SUSE Labs, Novell Inc.
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