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Date:	Wed, 4 Jan 2012 18:37:41 +0100
From:	Pablo Neira Ayuso <pablo@...filter.org>
To:	Hans Schillstrom <hans.schillstrom@...csson.com>
Cc:	kaber@...sh.net, jengelh@...ozas.de,
	netfilter-devel@...r.kernel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	hans@...illstrom.com
Subject: Re: [v5 PATCH 1/3] NETFILTER added flags to __ipv6_find_hdr()

On Mon, Jan 02, 2012 at 04:06:39PM +0100, Hans Schillstrom wrote:
> Two new flags to __ipv6_find_hdr,
> One that tells us that this is a fragemnt.
> One that stops at AH if any i.e. treat it like a transport header.
> i.e. make handling of ESP and AH the same.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Hans Schillstrom <hans.schillstrom@...csson.com>
> ---
>  include/linux/netfilter_ipv6/ip6_tables.h |   16 ++++++++++++++--
>  net/ipv6/netfilter/ip6_tables.c           |   19 ++++++++++++++-----
>  2 files changed, 28 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/include/linux/netfilter_ipv6/ip6_tables.h b/include/linux/netfilter_ipv6/ip6_tables.h
> index f549adc..ee0c68e 100644
> --- a/include/linux/netfilter_ipv6/ip6_tables.h
> +++ b/include/linux/netfilter_ipv6/ip6_tables.h
> @@ -288,9 +288,21 @@ extern unsigned int ip6t_do_table(struct sk_buff *skb,
>  
>  /* Check for an extension */
>  extern int ip6t_ext_hdr(u8 nexthdr);
> +enum {
> +	IP6T_FH_FRAG,
> +	IP6T_FH_AUTH,
> +	IP6T_FH_F_FRAG = 1 << IP6T_FH_FRAG,
> +	IP6T_FH_F_AUTH = 1 << IP6T_FH_AUTH,
> +};
>  /* find specified header and get offset to it */
> -extern int ipv6_find_hdr(const struct sk_buff *skb, unsigned int *offset,
> -			 int target, unsigned short *fragoff);
> +extern int __ipv6_find_hdr(const struct sk_buff *skb, unsigned int *offset,
> +			 int target, unsigned short *fragoff, int *fragflg);

Please, don't do this.

the convention in the kernel is to use __function for non-locked
versions of one function.

The number of clients for this function seems small. I'll be very
happy if you send me a patch that changes this interface and that
propagates the changes to other clients of it.
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