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Date:	Wed, 21 Mar 2007 13:33:04 +0100
From:	Thomas Graf <>
Subject: [NETFILTER] nfnetlink: netlink_run_queue() already checks for NLM_F_REQUEST

Patrick has made use of netlink_run_queue() in nfnetlink while my patches
have been waiting for net-2.6.22 to open. So this check for NLM_F_REQUEST
can go as well.

Signed-off-by: Thomas Graf <>

Index: net-2.6.22/net/netfilter/nfnetlink.c
--- net-2.6.22.orig/net/netfilter/nfnetlink.c	2007-03-21 13:27:48.000000000 +0100
+++ net-2.6.22/net/netfilter/nfnetlink.c	2007-03-21 13:28:11.000000000 +0100
@@ -207,10 +207,6 @@ static int nfnetlink_rcv_msg(struct sk_b
 		return -1;
-	/* Only requests are handled by kernel now. */
-	if (!(nlh->nlmsg_flags & NLM_F_REQUEST))
-		return 0;
 	/* All the messages must at least contain nfgenmsg */
 	if (nlh->nlmsg_len < NLMSG_SPACE(sizeof(struct nfgenmsg)))
 		return 0;
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