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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ebtables - Ethernet bridge tables, for 2.5.34
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> It may not be nice that we can't immediately just reuse ipv4/netfilter
> handlers for bridging, but I'm not going to require that you make that
> work before I'll accept your patch.

If you mean using iptables on bridged packets, this is possible with the br-nf
patch. It is not trivial however, 2 new fields to the sk_buff need to be
added, a small change in the IP fragment code and a small change in
ip_tables.c, a change to netfilter.h and netfilter.c. The br-nf patch has
been under development for over 1.5 years, most work done by Lennert with me
helping now and then...
So, if you would accept br-nf, that would be great. I think Lennert and me
would need some time to agree on a few things before submitting anything,
however...

> Once you work things out with Lennert and he approves the changes,
> I'll apply your patch.

Cool, looking forward to his comments.

--
cheers,
Bart

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