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Re: iproute2 fwmark feature request

To: Nguyen Dinh Nam <64vn@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: iproute2 fwmark feature request
From: Thomas Graf <tgraf@xxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2005 13:17:57 +0100
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* Nguyen Dinh Nam <41ECC61E.7060908@xxxxxxxxxx> 2005-01-18 15:17
> There are 2^32 values for fwmark, it's a hugh number.
> netfilter deal with it better than iproute2, particularly, there is an 
> optional mask to apply to the fwmark before comparing it with some value 
> (mark module of iptables). It's very helpful because we can use that 32 
> bits to store several sub values at the same time.
> So it'll be cool if the syntax is
> SELECTOR := [ from PREFIX ] [ to PREFIX ] [ tos TOS ] [ fwmark 

Wait 2-3 weeks and it will be all finished.

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