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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH v4] nwfilter: check for inverted ctdir

On 05/15/2013 06:58 PM, Laine Stump wrote:
> On 05/15/2013 08:39 PM, Stefan Berger wrote:
>> Linux netfilter at some point (Linux 2.6.39) inverted the meaning of the
>> '--ctdir reply' and newer netfilter implementations now expect
>> '--ctdir original' instead and vice-versa.
>> We check for the kernel version and assume that all Linux kernels with version
>> 2.6.39 have the newer inverted logic.
>> Any distro backporting the Linux kernel patch that inverts the --ctdir logic
>> (Linux commit 96120d86f) must also backport this patch for Linux and
> s/Linux/libvirt/ ?

No, because that commit id is from linux.git, not libvirt.git.  Anyone
backporting _this_ commit (id unknown until after the commit is pushed)
should also backport the kernel commit.

> ACK with that small nit fixed. (and thanks for putting up with our
> pickiness, by the way :-)

Seconded for your patience in getting this solved :)

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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