On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 10:42:41AM +0200, Pablo Neira Ayuso wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 09:33:15AM +0900, Simon Horman wrote:
> > On Mon, Oct 22, 2012 at 09:22:45PM +0200, Jesper Dangaard Brouer wrote:
> > > Fix two build error introduced by commit 63dca2c0:
> > > "ipvs: Fix faulty IPv6 extension header handling in IPVS"
> > >
> > > First build error was fairly trivial and can occur, when
> > > CONFIG_IP_VS_IPV6 is disabled.
> > >
> > > The second build error was tricky, and can occur when deselecting
> > > both all Netfilter and IPVS, but selecting CONFIG_IPV6. This is
> > > caused by "kernel/sysctl_binary.c" including "net/ip_vs.h", which
> > > includes "linux/netfilter_ipv6/ip6_tables.h" causing include
> > > of "include/linux/netfilter/x_tables.h" which then cannot find
> > > the typedef nf_hookfn.
> > >
> > > Fix this by only including "linux/netfilter_ipv6/ip6_tables.h" in
> > > case of CONFIG_IP_VS_IPV6 as its already used to guard the usage
> > > of ipv6_find_hdr().
> > Thanks, I have verified both of these fixes and I will send a pull
> > request ASAP.
> > I do wonder how we might get earlier test coverage of these kinds of
> > problems.
> David already mentioned that we (Netfilter/IPVS) should aim to reduce
> the amount of ifdef pollution in the code. Sometimes it is possible in
> a nice way by encapsulating code that depends on the feature in one
> single file.
> Sometimes it also requires some more thinking to make it that way (not
> as easy as adding ifdef).
> I think if we aim to that, we can avoid this sort of problems.
By looking at all those CONFIG_IP_VS_IPV6. I'd suggest to abstract
generic layer 3 operations and thus move all IPv4 and IPv6 to the
corresponding files (eg. ipvs_l3proto_ipv4.c and
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