Re: 2.6.12: connection tracking broken?

From: Patrick McHardy
Date: Tue Jun 21 2005 - 19:47:36 EST

Bart De Schuymer wrote:
> Op di, 21-06-2005 te 17:16 +0200, schreef Patrick McHardy:
>>I unfortunately don't see a way to remove it, but we should keep
>>thinking about it. Can you please check if the attached patch is
>>correct? It should exclude all packets handled by bridge-netfilter
>>from having their conntrack reference dropped. I didn't add nf_reset()'s
>>to the bridging code because with tc actions the packets can end up
>>anywhere else anyway, and this will hopefully get fixed right sometime.
> Looks good.


> Perhaps a compile time option to disable postponing the hooks would be
> nice...

I think we want to reduce the number of possible paths to ideally one,
not make them a compile-time option.

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