[PATCH 2.4.x][RFC] enlarge struct ipt_log_info prefix to 62 bytes

Patrick McHardy kaber at trash.net
Wed Dec 22 12:47:17 CET 2004


Roberto Nibali wrote:

> Concerning netfilter there is one I think others might "benefit" from as 
> well. Here's the patch we're using to enlarge the prefix member of the 
> struct ipt_log_info structure in ipt_LOG.h:
> 
>  struct ipt_log_info {
>         unsigned char level;
>         unsigned char logflags;
> -       char prefix[30];
> +       char prefix[62];
>  };

This breaks binary compatibility, so we can't put it in.
Otherwise I'd agree, 30 byte is kind of small. Maybe it
will be possible with Rusty's and Pablo's work to extend
structures without breaking compatibility.

Regards
Patrick



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