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Date:      Wed, 9 Apr 2003 14:24:28 -0700
From:      "Crist J. Clark" <>
To:        Shawn Barnhart <>
Subject:   Re: fwd and bridging
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <00b301c2fb7a$218b14a0$0201a8c0@twinstar>
References:  <00b301c2fb7a$218b14a0$0201a8c0@twinstar>

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On Sat, Apr 05, 2003 at 07:49:03AM -0600, Shawn Barnhart wrote:
> The manpage states that fwd rules (like for transparent proxying) will not
> match bridged packets.  Will they ever, or is there some fundamental reason
> they can't?

Bridged packets are never processed at the IP layer, that is, they
never get passed to the ip_input() function. All of the 'fwd' code
lives in ip_input() and ip_output() at the IP layer and above.
Crist J. Clark                     |
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