This patch alows you to change the source address of icmp error
messages. It applies cleanly to 188.8.131.52 and retains the default
In the old (default) behaviour icmp error messages are sent with the ip
of the exiting interface.
The new behaviour (when the sysctl variable is toggled on), it will send
the message with the ip of the interface that received the packet that
caused the icmp error. This is the behaviour network administrators will
expect from a router. It makes debugging complicated network layouts
much easier. Also, all 'vendor routers' I know of have the later
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