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From: Florian Westphal <>
To: Daniel Borkmann <>
	Pablo Neira Ayuso <>,
	Alexei Starovoitov <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] netfilter: revert introduction of egress hook
Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 11:02:27 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Daniel Borkmann <> wrote:
> This reverts the following commits:
>   8537f78647c0 ("netfilter: Introduce egress hook")
>   5418d3881e1f ("netfilter: Generalize ingress hook")
>   b030f194aed2 ("netfilter: Rename ingress hook include file")
> From the discussion in [0], the author's main motivation to add a hook
> in fast path is for an out of tree kernel module, which is a red flag
> to begin with.

The author did post patches for nftables, i.e. you can hook up rulesets to
this new hook point.

> is on future extensions w/o concrete code in the tree yet. Revert as
> suggested [1] given the weak justification to add more hooks to critical
> fast-path.

Do you have an alternative suggestion on how to expose this?

  parent reply	other threads:[~2020-03-18 10:02 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-03-18  9:33 [PATCH net-next] netfilter: revert introduction of egress hook Daniel Borkmann
2020-03-18  9:36 ` Pablo Neira Ayuso
2020-03-18  9:41   ` Daniel Borkmann
2020-03-18  9:51     ` Pablo Neira Ayuso
2020-03-18 10:02 ` Florian Westphal [this message]
2020-03-18 10:50   ` Daniel Borkmann
2020-03-18 12:33     ` Florian Westphal
2020-03-18 14:22       ` Daniel Borkmann
2020-03-19  1:45 ` David Miller

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