if_bridge.ko requires INET6...
ru at freebsd.org
Wed Feb 1 23:07:59 PST 2006
On Wed, Feb 01, 2006 at 09:59:39PM -0800, Luigi Rizzo wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 02, 2006 at 01:49:40AM +0300, Yar Tikhiy wrote:
> > On Wed, Feb 01, 2006 at 12:37:46PM +0200, Ruslan Ermilov wrote:
> > > On Wed, Feb 01, 2006 at 06:41:10PM +0900, Hajimu UMEMOTO wrote:
> > > > >>>>> On Wed, 1 Feb 2006 12:04:21 +0300
> > > > >>>>> Gleb Smirnoff <glebius at FreeBSD.org> said:
> > > >
> > > > glebius> If you have compiled the modules as part of buildkernel
> > > > glebius> target, then all options from kernel would apply to all
> > > > glebius> modules, thus the bridge_ip6_checkbasic() function won't
> > > > glebius> be present in if_bridge.ko, and you would successfully
> > > > glebius> load the module.
> > > >
> > > > I believe it is 7-CURRENT thing, and is not MFCed yet. So, if it is
> > > > on 6.x, you need -DNO_INET6 to build if_bridge.ko.
> > > >
> > > Ask yar@ to MFC his modules/ mega-commit that fixed this in HEAD.
> > > I'd really love to see it in 6.1.
> > I haven't considered that an option since two issues were found
> > related to my mega-commit. One was that if_gif wouln't load due
> > to unresolved symbols if built w/o INET6. The other was in the
> > pf module -- pflog would be lost as it didn't have a separate module.
> > The essence of the first issue is that the set of source files
> > for a module cannot depend on kernel options, unlike for the main
> > kernel file.
> > The second issue has to do with the fact that pflog is more to
> > a plain option than to a device, as there are `#ifdef DEV_PFLOG'
> > lines in the pf code conditionalizing the pflog feature.
> can you give more details on the if_gif issue ? lookint at the
> code in if_gif.c it seems that compiling it with INET6 does not define any new
> symbols but only adds some code paths within existing functions, so
> i don't exactly understand why the load failure.
in6_gif.c is also compiled with INET6, hence unresolved symbols.
But there's no issue anymore, in HEAD since December.
ru at FreeBSD.org
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