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Re: [PATCH] don't require ip_forwarding for reset on a bridge

To: Bart De Schuymer <bdschuym@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] don't require ip_forwarding for reset on a bridge
From: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2004 20:30:25 -0800
Cc: netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx, netfilter-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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On Mon, 29 Mar 2004 23:14:12 +0200
Bart De Schuymer <bdschuym@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Currently, to be able to send a reset in the FORWARD chain of iptables
> for bridged traffic, ip forwarding must be enabled. This causes confusion
> and in some situations people really don't want to enable ip forwarding.
> The patch below lets the user send reset packets for bridged frames in
> the FORWARD chain, with ip forwarding disabled (as long as there is a
> route).

I want an ACK from the netfilter folks before applying this one.

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