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From: James Morris <jmorris@intercode.com.au>
To: "David S. Miller" <davem@redhat.com>
Cc: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au>, <nf@hipac.org>,
	<linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>, <netdev@oss.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: [ANNOUNCE] NF-HIPAC: High Performance Packet Classification for Netfilter
Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2002 01:27:41 +1000 (EST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <Mutt.LNX.4.44.0209270122570.12511-100000@blackbird.intercode.com.au> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20020925.224001.99456805.davem@redhat.com>

On Wed, 25 Sep 2002, David S. Miller wrote:

> If you have things that must happen in a sequence to flow through
> your path properly, that's where the "stackable" bit comes in.  You
> do that one bit, skb->dst = dst_pop(skb->dst), then your caller
> will pass the packet on to skb->dst->{output,input}().
> 
> Is it clearer now the kind of things you'll be able to do?
> 

So, this could be used for generic network layer encapsulation, and be 
used for GRE tunnels, SIT etc. without the kinds of kludges currently in 
use?  Sounds nice.


- James
-- 
James Morris
<jmorris@intercode.com.au>



  reply	other threads:[~2002-09-26 15:22 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2002-09-25 22:41 nf
2002-09-25 22:52 ` David S. Miller
2002-09-26  0:10   ` Rik van Riel
2002-09-26  0:25     ` David S. Miller
2002-09-26  0:38   ` nf
2002-09-26  0:37     ` David S. Miller
2002-09-26  1:44       ` nf
2002-09-26  3:30         ` David S. Miller
2002-09-26  5:19   ` Rusty Russell
2002-09-26  5:40     ` David S. Miller
2002-09-26 15:27       ` James Morris [this message]
2002-09-26 20:52         ` David S. Miller
2002-09-27  3:00           ` Michael Richardson
2002-09-27 14:12           ` jamal
2002-09-28  1:30             ` David S. Miller

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