[PATCH] netfilter: bridge: clarify bridge/netfilter message

From: Stefan Agner
Date: Wed Sep 28 2016 - 18:05:54 EST

When using bridge without bridge netfilter enabled the message
displayed is rather confusing and leads to belive that a deprecated
feature is in use. Use IS_MODULE to be explicit that the message only
affects users which use bridge netfilter as module and reword the

Signed-off-by: Stefan Agner <stefan@xxxxxxxx>
net/bridge/br.c | 6 ++++--
1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/net/bridge/br.c b/net/bridge/br.c
index 3addc05..889e564 100644
--- a/net/bridge/br.c
+++ b/net/bridge/br.c
@@ -227,9 +227,11 @@ static int __init br_init(void)
br_fdb_test_addr_hook = br_fdb_test_addr;

- pr_info("bridge: automatic filtering via arp/ip/ip6tables has been "
- "deprecated. Update your scripts to load br_netfilter if you "
+ pr_info("bridge: filtering via arp/ip/ip6tables is no longer available "
+ "by default. Update your scripts to load br_netfilter if you "
"need this.\n");

return 0;