[OpenWrt-Devel] Bug #20542 affects all DEVICE_TYPE!=router targets on Chaos Calmer 15.05

John Crispin blogic at openwrt.org
Mon Sep 21 03:15:25 EDT 2015

On 21/09/2015 08:44, Yousong Zhou wrote:
> On 21 September 2015 at 01:19, John Crispin <blogic at openwrt.org> wrote:
>> On 20/09/2015 19:12, Daniel Golle wrote:
>>> Hi!
>>> I just tested the Chaos Calmer 15.05 release binaries realizing that
>>> bug #20542 may render targets having DEVICE_TYPE set to something
>>> else than 'router' unreachable due to missing firewall modules.
>>> jow fixed that in commit 820008e in trunk, however, this fix wasn't
>>> backported to cc-15.05 yet.
>>> For now, I guess the best is to recommend users to drop their existing
>>> configuration (ie. use sysupgrade -n) on these targets, however, it'd
>>> be nicer to actually fix this...
>>> What do you think? Anyone else affected?
>>> Cheers
>>> Daniel
>> steps to reproduce ?!
>> DEVICE_TYPE is not really one of our commonly used features. nas is the
>> only one apart of router if i am not mistaken.
> There is also developerboard though no relevant definition is there in
> include/target.mk for it, and target realview, arm64 and malta are of
> this type.  I always set DEVICE_TYPE:=router for malta build in my
> local environment.  If I remember correctly, the default build misses
> even iptables and is almost useless for me.
>                 yousong

ok, maybe we should revamp the whole feature a bit, need to think about
it for a couple of days and see what others have to say.

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