Subject: Re: ip_flow.c
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <email@example.com>
Date: 01/31/1999 23:18:01
On Sat, Jan 30, 1999 at 02:27:51PM -0500, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> Darren Reed <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Or on the other hand, how many people (besides Perry) would actually
> > enable checksumming on hosts doing gatewaying for packets being forwarded
> > given the pros and cons as discussed to date ?
> It's also needed for debugging. One might find circumstances that
> cause it to be important...
So make it a compile-time option. Doing the check of whether to do the
checksum is likely to be at least as expensive as doing the checksum;
people should be able to select to do neither, which is handled just
fine with a config file options and a few #ifdefs.
Thor Lancelot Simon email@example.com
"And where do all these highways go, now that we are free?"