Re: Re-routing packets via netfilter (ip_rt_bug)

From: Herbert Xu
Date: Mon Apr 25 2005 - 16:44:22 EST

On Mon, Apr 25, 2005 at 05:28:57PM +0200, Patrick McHardy wrote:
> No, ip_route_me_harder() can be called for packets with non-local
> source. ip_route_output_slow() rejects non-local source addresses,
> so the only way to use them for policy routing is by using
> ip_route_input().

You're right. But then we can't call ip_route_output in the case
where saddr is foreign but daddr is local. Nor can we call
ip_route_input since the output will be ip_rt_bug.

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