Subject: Re: placement of PFIL_HOOKS filtering points
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <email@example.com>
Date: 11/07/2000 15:13:52
> > if we need to revisit endian swap in ip_input, i'd like to see
> > no endian swap in kernel. raw ip input should swap for backward
> > compatibility reasons, and that's all we need to swap.
>You mean "swap it into a local variable in the function"?
yes, and don't play with data on mbuf.
>Since rawip is supposed to be "what a protocol driver would see", then
>really we'd want to not swap there, too.
then ping and other IP_HDRINCL applications will not work....