[Bug 1124] manual page does not describe special icmp type of 255

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Tue Jul 16 18:20:19 CEST 2019


Florian Westphal <fw at strlen.de> changed:

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--- Comment #1 from Florian Westphal <fw at strlen.de> ---
(In reply to Alexis Wilke from comment #0)
> which clearly says that 255 is treated specially by iptables to mean "any".
> I think it would be a good thing to add that note to the manual page. Also
> since there is a name "any", maybe make a clear correlation between both.

Not sure why this was implemented, if you want to match all icmp you can use
"-p icmp", no need for the icmp match.  Am I missing anything?

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