Roadmap for IPv6 stateful filtering
laforge at netfilter.org
Tue Nov 8 15:19:15 CET 2005
On Tue, Nov 08, 2005 at 03:02:03PM +0100, KOVACS Krisztian wrote:
> 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...
Nobody has yet bothered to respond to me. I have no news from neither
Linus, nor Acme, nor Davem.
- Harald Welte <laforge at netfilter.org> http://netfilter.org/
"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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