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Re: RFC: promote netfilter MARK value from IPv6 packets to sit packets

To: Harald Welte <laforge@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: RFC: promote netfilter MARK value from IPv6 packets to sit packets
From: jamal <hadi@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 24 Feb 2003 21:30:11 -0500 (EST)
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On Mon, 24 Feb 2003, Harald Welte wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 24, 2003 at 08:41:10AM -0500, jamal wrote:
> > If this is to be a config option, it should not be restricted to
> > netfilter specifics but rather skb specifics. Example the tcindex
> > (maybe even the cb) etc.
>
> No problem with me.  I do understand the usefulness of tcindex, but what
> would a totally different protcol (or the user) do with the cb of a
> different protocol?
>

cb is a maybe - it could be useful i think since the inner and outer
headers may be closely related and so share the same state.
I gacve tcindex as an example; others are: priority and some of the
other netfilter stuff (is nfcache still used?) etc.

cheers,
jamal


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