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Date:	Mon, 21 Jul 2008 03:20:37 +0200
From:	Patrick McHardy <>
To:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [GIT]: Networking

David Miller wrote:
> From: Linus Torvalds <>
> 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

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

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