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Re: ipfilter, return-icmp and RFC1122
> At the very least, I would return some kind of error for packets
> headed to port 113 (ident) as a courtesy so that people/apps don't
> have to wait for a timeout.
Yeah, but that's TCP, and you want an RST rather than an ICMP
unreachable (return-rst, I think, is the keyword).
> P.S. To anybody inclined to respond, I'm not interested in arguments
> about the usefulness of the ident protocol.
Yeah, far too many people think it's supposed to be something it's not,
and then point out - at exhausting length - how thoroughly it fails to
be that thing it's not trying to be. :-/
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