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Date:   Tue, 20 Oct 2020 20:56:47 -0700
From:   Jakub Kicinski <>
To:     Matthieu Baerts <>
Cc:     Geert Uytterhoeven <>,
        Mat Martineau <>,
        "David S . Miller" <>,
        Florian Westphal <>,
        Peter Krystad <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] mptcp: MPTCP_IPV6 should depend on IPV6 instead of
 selecting it

On Tue, 20 Oct 2020 11:26:34 +0200 Matthieu Baerts wrote:
> On 20/10/2020 09:38, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > MPTCP_IPV6 selects IPV6, thus enabling an optional feature the user may
> > not want to enable.  Fix this by making MPTCP_IPV6 depend on IPV6, like
> > is done for all other IPv6 features.  
> Here again, the intension was to select IPv6 from MPTCP but I understand 
> the issue: if we enable MPTCP, we will select IPV6 as well by default. 
> Maybe not what we want on some embedded devices with very limited memory 
> where IPV6 is already off. We should instead enable MPTCP_IPV6 only if 
> IPV6=y. LGTM then!
> Reviewed-by: Matthieu Baerts <>

Applied, thanks!

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