[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH] [RFC] kernel: disable EAP local hack when using group_fwd_mask

Petr Štetiar ynezz at true.cz
Thu Aug 1 14:39:28 EDT 2019

Etienne Champetier <champetier.etienne at gmail.com> [2019-08-01 07:23:18]:

> If the fix was to workaround a client bug we might want to keep it,

Actually we don't know if it wasnt fixed already upstream as Rafał suggested
in his old removal patch.

> else maybe we could rework it and add a warn_once if this hack prevent
> a EAP frame from being forwarded

This warn_once would have probably saved some time already.

> 'disable-eap-local-hack' to enable/disable this hack, what do you
> prefer ?

I would prefer to remove this patch for 4.19 kernel to find out if it's still
needed. And if it's needed, then it would make sense to discuss this use case
with upstream and make it official feature.

Let's wait for Felix's input as well.

-- ynezz

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