|| ||Pablo Neira Ayuso <pablo-AT-netfilter.org> |
|| ||Jan Engelhardt <jengelh-AT-inai.de> |
|| ||Re: Formal submission of Xtables2 |
|| ||Thu, 13 Dec 2012 15:28:20 +0100|
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On Thu, Dec 13, 2012 at 02:08:03PM +0100, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
> On Thursday 2012-12-13 13:05, Pablo Neira Ayuso wrote:
> >> >[...]
> >> >> Please consider for merging.
> >> >
> >> >nftables and its compatibility layer already provide this and we will
> >> >not have to maintain two different netlink interfaces, which is too
> >> >much overhead.
> >> I refer you to our previous discussion on the topic
> >> for the justifications:
> >> http://www.spinics.net/lists/netfilter-devel/msg23919.html
> >I don't think that feature-set provides compelling reasons to push
> >this mainstream.
> Well, if not that, then what - documentation, code size?
Not only that. Xtables2 (in its feature-set) inherits many of the
design decisions that were taken while designing iptables back in the
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