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SubjectRe: Question about ipip implementation
On Fri, May 11, 2001 at 05:39:40PM +0300, Alexey Vyskubov wrote:
> Hello!
>
> I read net/ipv4/ipip.c. It seems to me that ipip_rcv() function after
> "unwrapping" tunelled IP packet creates "virtual Ethernet header" and submit
> corresponding sk_buff to netif_rx().
>
> Is there a some reason to do things this way instead of calling ip_rcv() for
> "unwrapped" IP packet?

e.g. packet sockets still work and it doesn't break the layering.


-Andi

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