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SubjectRe: Ethernet bridging and firewalling
On Tue, Feb 19, 2002 at 08:09:25PM +0000, ertzog wrote:
> Will the patch
> 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

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.

Live long and prosper
- Harald Welte /
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