ipt_recent needs a maintainer!
jk at blackdown.de
Mon Dec 12 19:21:27 CET 2005
> ipt_recent was merged into the mainline kernel quite some time ago, but
> unfortunately the original author doesn't seem to be compelled to
> maintain it. There's nothing wrong with that, after all we do this
> voluntarily! But we have to deal with the consequences.
> Some people from the netfilter community have indicated that it's coding
> style rectifies a re-write, but that's something I don't want to address
> What we need as a short-term solution is somebody maintaining this
> beast, somebody looking into bug reports, etc.
I'm using ipt_recent, so I'm interested in keeping it in shape.
I'm familiar with the code and its current issues (see
So I'd like to volunteer for maintaining it.
> There are a number of bug reports coming in, and nobody really takes
> care of them. The latest one seems to be
This is exactly the bug described on my site.
> but there are more, like
That bug is fixed since 2.6.12. The code in earlier kernels wasn't
Juergen Kreileder, Blackdown Java-Linux Team
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