[PATCH] info file for ROUTE target

Harald Welte laforge at netfilter.org
Thu Dec 16 13:25:49 CET 2004


On Fri, Dec 10, 2004 at 09:43:50AM +0100, Patrick Schaaf wrote:
> > > Presumably ip6t_ROUTE.c requires an out-of-line version of ndisc_get_neigh()
> > > to be exported.
> > 
> > Agree.
> 
> I'm curious - why aren't such functions EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPLled?
> Same question applies to the out-of-line ip_finish_output2 in ROUTE.
> Methinks that would be much nicer. Is this a policy, or is it just
> a communication problem?

well you could make the ROUTE patch export those symbols.  However,
we're not going to export symbols of the core network stack for some
iptables target that only exists in patch-o-matic.

> best regards
>   Patrick

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- Harald Welte <laforge at netfilter.org>             http://www.netfilter.org/
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