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Date:	Fri, 04 Apr 2014 11:24:32 -0400 (EDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH RFC 0/9] socket filtering using nf_tables

From: Pablo Neira Ayuso <>
Date: Tue, 11 Mar 2014 10:19:11 +0100

> The following patchset provides a socket filtering alternative to BPF
> which allows you to define your filter using the nf_tables expressions.

Generally I like this series, but of course you will need to respin
it against the work that went into net-next recently.

I only wonder about the expression implementation module loading
logic when we add an nft filter to a socket.

It seems that if the module doesn't exist, we return -EAGAIN, drop the
mutex, and retry.  I see nothing which breaks this loop, it seems like
it can run forever if a module is simply not present.

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