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Date: Tue, 17 Oct 2023 00:50:23 +0000
To: Jacob Keller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net: stub tcp_gro_complete if CONFIG_INET=n


This patch was applied to netdev/net-next.git (main)
by Jakub Kicinski <>:

On Fri, 13 Oct 2023 11:54:50 -0700 you wrote:
> A few networking drivers including bnx2x, bnxt, qede, and idpf call
> tcp_gro_complete as part of offloading TCP GRO. The function is only
> defined if CONFIG_INET is true, since its TCP specific and is meaningless
> if the kernel lacks IP networking support.
> The combination of trying to use the complex network drivers with
> CONFIG_NET but not CONFIG_INET is rather unlikely in practice: most use
> cases are going to need IP networking.
> [...]

Here is the summary with links:
  - net: stub tcp_gro_complete if CONFIG_INET=n

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