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Date:	Mon, 17 Dec 2012 08:12:03 -0800
From:	Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@...tta.com>
To:	Jamal Hadi Salim <jhs@...atatu.com>
Cc:	Hasan Chowdhury <shemonc@...il.com>,
	Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@...i.de>,
	Yury Stankevich <urykhy@...il.com>,
	"netdev@...r.kernel.org" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
	pablo@...filter.org, netfilter-devel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: RFC  [PATCH] iproute2:  temporary solution to fix xt breakage

On Mon, 17 Dec 2012 07:30:41 -0500
Jamal Hadi Salim <jhs@...atatu.com> wrote:

> On 12-12-16 03:41 PM, Jamal Hadi Salim wrote:
> >
> > There is an "intermediate solution" from Hasan which doesnt require
> > the kernel change. It changes the kernel endpoint to "ipt". I am
> > conflicted because it is a quick hack while otoh forcing people to
> > upgrade kernel is a usability issue.
> >
> 
> 
> Attached. Author is Hasan - I didnt sign it because i am looking for
> feedback and i find it distasteful but it solves the problem.
> This is needed until we have a proper fix in the kernel propagated.
> Once that kernel change is ubiquitous this change is noise and a
> maintanance pain. I am making it hard to even turn it on
> (i.e someone knowledgeable will have to compile with CONFIG_XT_HACK)
> 
> cheers,
> jamal
> 
> 

Maybe xtables should have stable API/ABI and use shim routines there?
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