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Date:	Fri, 3 Oct 2008 10:04:23 -0400 (EDT)
From:	Jan Engelhardt <>
To:	Patrick McHardy <>
cc:	KOVACS Krisztian <>,
	David Miller <>,,
Subject: Re: [net-next PATCH 14/16] iptables socket match

On Thursday 2008-10-02 05:26, Patrick McHardy wrote:

> KOVACS Krisztian wrote:
>> Add iptables 'socket' match, which matches packets for which a TCP/UDP
>> socket lookup succeeds.
> It seems sufficiently different from what xt_owner does to justify a separate
> module.

I am with you on that. However, I would have had liked — already last year —
to have xt_owner revision 1 be called socket, because it is much more than just
ownage that xt_owner currently plays with, and because it could have saved now
running around with yet another module.
Well, xt_socket at last! ;-)
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