IPv6 queue handler now in CVS + libipq + perlipq updates.
Sun, 25 Nov 2001 09:57:26 +1100 (EST)
On Sat, 24 Nov 2001, Ian Jones wrote:
> Rather than break existing applications couldn't the (currently
> unused) flags parameter be used?
This was considered, but decided against, as a protocol is not really a
> I assumed that this parameter was
> there to accommodate changes such as this.
The flags parameter was intended to pass flags to the handle, such as
blocking mode and various operational options. This has not turned out to
be useful at all so far.
> It also might be a good idea to add a function which returns a version
> number so that applications using libipq can query the library and
> make appropriate decisions on which API target to use.
I'll look at adding this prior to the next release of iptables.