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SubjectRe: Ethernet bridging and firewalling
On Tue, Feb 19, 2002 at 08:09:25PM +0000, ertzog wrote:
> Will the patch
> http://bridge.sourceforge.net/devel/bridge-nf/bridge-nf-0.0.6-against-2.4.17.diff
>
> be included in mainstream?
> It enables firewalling with bridging.

No. The issues of this have been discussed on the netfilter developer meeting
(where Lennert was also present) - there's a summary available at
http://www.netfilter.org/documentation/events/netfilter-ws-2001-summary.txt

The basic issue is that it adds multiple new struct sk_buff members, which
is generally not considered as a good idea by the networking gods ;)

> Best regards.

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