String match for 2.6?

Harald Welte laforge at
Thu Dec 16 14:43:22 CET 2004

On Sat, Nov 27, 2004 at 09:06:30AM +0100, Udo van den Heuvel wrote:
> Hello,
> Can anyone here comment on the status of the string match for the 2.6 kernel
> series?

The status is that no one submitted a working port yet.  The string
match is not an official feature of netfilter/iptables, but rather a
contributed patch.  The core developers are unlikely to spend time on

> Kind regards,
> Udo

- Harald Welte <laforge at>   
  "Fragmentation is like classful addressing -- an interesting early
   architectural error that shows how much experimentation was going
   on while IP was being designed."                    -- Paul Vixie
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