[Dnsmasq-discuss] [Patch] dnsmasq with IPSET feature enabled doesn't compile on linux kernel < 2.6.24

Simon Kelley simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Mon Apr 22 14:07:16 BST 2013

On 20/04/13 15:31, Eugene Rudoy wrote:
> Dear all,
> dnsmasq with IPSET feature enabled (added in dnsmasq-2.66 and enabled by
> default) doesn't compile on linux kernel versions<  2.6.24. The attached
> patch fixes the problem by disabling the feature for these kernel versions.
> As far as I understand the missing symbols are just convenience ones, from
> technical point of view it is possible to add IPSET support also for kernel
> versions prior to 2.6.24. I however don't need this feature, thus simple
> disable-patch.

Hmmm, As I recall, considerable effort was made to get this code to work 
with old kernels, so I'm wary of just disabling it in this circumstance. 
  CC'ing the orginal author for his comments.



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