git: ipv6: Silence src xxx is not link-local messages

Markus Pfeiffer markus.pfeiffer at
Mon Jun 9 02:31:03 PDT 2014


On Sun, Jun 08, 2014 at 02:53:30AM -0700, Francois Tigeot wrote:
> commit 7146364884e7b8ac271d6b716511709ee449d6b9
> Author: François Tigeot <ftigeot at>
> Date:   Sun Jun 8 11:45:34 2014 +0200
>     ipv6: Silence src xxx is not link-local messages
>     They pollute logs in situations where users have no control
>     over traffic being transmitted on the local network.

Am I the only one who thinks just commenting out a warning that is there for a
reason is a bad idea? One could use one's syslogd to filter it out if it
pollutes logs, ratelimit it, or make a sysctl that silences it. But just
commenting it out is IMHO a bad idea.

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