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From: Pablo Neira Ayuso <pablo <at> netfilter.org>
Subject: Re: Formal submission of Xtables2
Newsgroups: gmane.comp.security.firewalls.netfilter.general
Date: Thursday 13th December 2012 12:05:09 UTC (over 4 years ago)
On Thu, Dec 13, 2012 at 12:36:21PM +0100, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
> On Thursday 2012-12-13 12:00, Pablo Neira Ayuso wrote:
> 
> >On Thu, Dec 13, 2012 at 07:00:07AM +0100, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
> >[...]
> >> Please consider for merging.
> >
> >nftables and its compatibility layer already provide this and we will
> >not have to maintain two different netlink interfaces, which is too
> >much overhead.
> 
> I refer you to our previous discussion on the topic
> for the justifications:
>
> http://www.spinics.net/lists/netfilter-devel/msg23919.html

I don't think that feature-set provides compelling reasons to push
this mainstream.
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