error in man ipfw / divert
Alex de Kruijff
akruijff at dds.nl
Fri Jul 22 00:02:06 GMT 2005
On Thu, Jul 21, 2005 at 03:30:16PM -0700, Luigi Rizzo wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 21, 2005 at 11:42:42PM +0200, Alex de Kruijff wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I was wrondering is man ipfw wrong here?
> > man ipfw tells: divert port -
> > Divert packets that match this rule to the divert(4) socket
> > bound to port port. The search terminates.
> > I think man ipfw should say something like:
> > when nothing is listening on the port then the search terminates
> > when something is listening on the port then the search continues from
> > the same rule.
> as far as ipfw is concerned, the search terminates. it is up to
> the userland app to reinject the packet, and it might well not
> do so if the packet should be processed differntly.
> so i believe the ipfw manpage is correct.
> if you want to add a reference to the divert manpage feel free to do so,
> something like
> for more details on the operation of divers sockets see
Tanks, if you say its correct then i'm happy
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