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Date:      Sun, 20 Apr 2003 03:25:48 -0700
From:      Luigi Rizzo <rizzo@icir.org>
To:        Bill Fumerola <billf@mu.org>
Cc:        freebsd-ipfw@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: skipto doesnt jump backwards
Message-ID:  <20030420032548.A6689@xorpc.icir.org>
In-Reply-To: <20030419222712.GA92365@elvis.mu.org>; from billf@mu.org on Sat, Apr 19, 2003 at 03:27:12PM -0700
References:  <0AF1BBDF1218F14E9B4CCE414744E70F07DE95@exchange.wanglobal.net> <20030419222712.GA92365@elvis.mu.org>

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On Sat, Apr 19, 2003 at 03:27:12PM -0700, Bill Fumerola wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 19, 2003 at 11:36:02PM +0200, Sten Daniel S?rsdal wrote:
> > 
> >  Are there any reasons to why skipto can't jump backwards?
> 
> 10 print "no good reason"
> 20 goto 10

the reason is that you cannot create loops in this way. In order
to create loops you need some external help such as a misconfigured
divert client.

	cheers
	luigi

> yes you could detect this - for a cost. are there any reasons why you'd
> want skipto to jump backwards? what problem are you trying to solve?
> 
> -- 
> - bill fumerola / fumerola@yahoo-inc.com / billf@FreeBSD.org / billf@mu.org
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