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Date:   Wed, 9 Dec 2020 15:50:08 -0800
From:   Jakub Kicinski <>
To:     Pablo Neira Ayuso <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] net: sched: incorrect Kconfig dependencies on
 Netfilter modules

On Tue,  8 Dec 2020 21:47:07 +0100 Pablo Neira Ayuso wrote:
> - NET_ACT_CONNMARK and NET_ACT_CTINFO only require conntrack support.
> - NET_ACT_IPT only requires NETFILTER_XTABLES symbols, not
>   IP_NF_IPTABLES. After this patch, NET_ACT_IPT becomes consistent
>   with NET_EMATCH_IPT. NET_ACT_IPT dependency on IP_NF_IPTABLES predates
>   Linux-2.6.12-rc2 (initial git repository build).
> Fixes: 22a5dc0e5e3e ("net: sched: Introduce connmark action")
> Fixes: 24ec483cec98 ("net: sched: Introduce act_ctinfo action")
> Signed-off-by: Pablo Neira Ayuso <>

Doesn't seem too critical to remove unnecessary dependencies.

Applied to net-next, thanks!

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