Subject: Re: placement of PFIL_HOOKS filtering points
To: Darren Reed <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason R Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 11/07/2000 16:25:24
On Wed, Nov 08, 2000 at 08:03:18AM +1100, Darren Reed wrote:
> I'm not sure that DPF is what you want to do with BPF - typically a BPF
> filter is "compiled" and put in place as a static filter for a program
> such as dhcpd, rarpd, etc. DPF is more than just "covert opcodes into
> machine code".
I'm merely using BPF as the packet matching engine. I have a string
of BPF programs which each get a crack at the packet until one of them
It's these small BPF programs that I want to compile into object code
after running them through the validator.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>