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    SubjectRe: Bind to protocol with AF_PACKET doesn't work for outgoing packets
    On 1 Nov 2001, Andi Kleen wrote:
    > Joris van Rantwijk <joris@deadlock.et.tudelft.nl> writes:
    > > So... Shouldn't dev_queue_xmit_nit() also process ptype_base then ?

    > It probably should, but unfortunately then it would loop back to all normal
    > protocols (IP, IPv6, ARP etc.) too, which would not be good.

    Ah, right. I suspected there was a good reason not to do it, or it
    would have been done ages ago.

    But it's still a bit weird isn't it ?
    You sure won't find this in man packet(7).

    Thanks for explaining,
    Joris van Rantwijk.

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