On Wed, Feb 07, 2018 at 02:48:21PM +0100, Florian Westphal wrote:
> Aeons ago, before namespaces, there was no need to ratelimit this:
> all of these error messages got triggered in response to iptables
> commands, which need CAP_NET_ADMIN.
> Nowadays we have namespaces, so its better to ratelimit these.
> This should also help fuzzing (syzkaller), as it can generate a large
> volume of error messages (which are useless there).
> The patches are split as follows:
> - first get rid of printks that should never be triggered, as userland
> doesn't generate such malformed rules anyway.
> - second, switch some printks to pr_debug. This is mostly for messages
> where it might make sense for developers to see what exactly went
> Rest of the patches swap remaining pr_foo with pr_foo_ratelimited().
> Note that most patches introduce overly long lines, but splitting these
> would make it necessary to split the error messages which is worse.
> 46 files changed, 254 insertions(+), 257 deletions(-)
Series applied, thanks Florian.
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