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Date:      Wed, 14 Dec 2005 14:43:08 +0100 (CET)
From:      Lars Erik Gullerud <lerik@nolink.net>
To:        Kris Kennaway <kris@obsecurity.org>
Cc:        Doug Barton <dougb@freebsd.org>, Jack Vogel <jfvogel@gmail.com>, net@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: BUG: ip_output.c FreeBSD 4.11
Message-ID:  <20051214144102.Q63851@electra.nolink.net>
In-Reply-To: <20051214020913.GA64113@xor.obsecurity.org>
References:  <000001c5fcaa$0988b040$04030201@misho> <439F3F1B.3050608@FreeBSD.org> <20051213220223.GA61287@xor.obsecurity.org> <2a41acea0512131632x23d068e2wb3d66c08e6741ac4@mail.gmail.com> <20051214020913.GA64113@xor.obsecurity.org>

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On Tue, 13 Dec 2005, Kris Kennaway wrote:

> On Tue, Dec 13, 2005 at 04:32:10PM -0800, Jack Vogel wrote:
>> On 12/13/05, Kris Kennaway <kris@obsecurity.org> wrote:
>>> On Tue, Dec 13, 2005 at 01:37:31PM -0800, Doug Barton wrote:
>>>> Mihail Balikov wrote:
>>>>> Hello,
>>>>>
>>>>> In FreeBSD 4.x in ip_output.c in part for ipfw local forwarding there's typo
>>>>> that will cause kernel panic:
>>>>
>>>> If you haven't already, this should be filed as a problem report.
>>>
>>> I don't know that there's a lot of point since 4.11 is in "legacy"
>>> mode and few developers still use it.
>>
>> The humorous thing is that althought I'm sure its true "few developers"
>> still use it,  in places where it has actual commercial use, they are still
>> using 4.x in large numbers.
>>
>> So bottom line... there is value in bugs being noted and filed :)
>
> Sure, I guess..as long as there aren't unrealistic expectations about
> someone fixing it.

The original mail contained the patch that fixes the problem if I'm not 
mistaken, so I guess the only expectations here are that someone 
goes and commits it if the OP creates a PR with the patch... Which 
shouldn't really be too unrealistic, should it?

/leg



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