Roadmap for IPv6 stateful filtering
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Tue Nov 8 15:02:03 CET 2005
On Tuesday 08 November 2005 14.14, Pablo Neira wrote:
> Gregor Maier wrote:
> > I just wanted to ask if there is any roadmap or a plan when (if at all)
> > stateful filtering (and maybe connection tracking) for IPv6 will be
> > available in netfilter.
> > I found a page that claimed that stateful IPv6 filtering will be
> > available in the 2.6.15 kernel release (unfortunaly I misplaced the
> > link to the page somewhere :-( ). Is this info correct? Or is there
> > another kernel version targeted?
> nf_conntrack got pushed forward to 2.6.15, so you'll have that feature
> in the next release candidate.
Unfortunately I'm not quite sure about that... It's not yet in Linus' tree
and it did not made it into Arnaldo's net-2.6 tree either. Maybe Harald has
more information about it, but it seems quite a bit uncertain whether or
not it will be merged in 2.6.15...
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