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SubjectRe: [Call For Wartectomy] CRLF conversion out of kernel
On Thu, 15 Jul 1999, Jamie Lokier wrote:

> Marc Mutz wrote:
> > No. IP masq. changes IP _headers_; he was talking of data.
>
> IP masq changes the data too for specific apps. Simply rewriting the
> headers is not enough for applications which pass addresses & port
> numbers in their protocol.

...which perhaps suggests that those bits should be handled in userspace.
FTP masquerading is hardly a shining example of a clean approach. Consider
what happens if you try to FTP to something not on the normal FTP port.

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