netfilter IPv6 support
David S. Miller
davem at redhat.com
Thu Aug 26 22:00:24 CEST 2004
On Thu, 26 Aug 2004 20:52:47 +0200
Thomas Zehetbauer <thomasz at hostmaster.org> wrote:
> Although linux was one of the first to support IPv6 it seems to me that
> netfilter support has almost stuck. There is still not even a REJECT
> target not to mention stateful filtering for IPv6.
Why not ask the netfilter development lists such questions?
Stateful netfilter is not there because it's a total waste
to completely duplicate all of the connection tracking et al.
code into ipv6 counterparts when %80 of the code is roughly
the same. People are working on a consolidation of these
things so that there is no code duplication but it is a lot
of work and there are bigger fires to put out at the moment.
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