[tproxy] Patch errors on vanilla kernels?

David tproxy@vmlinuz.nl
Thu, 22 Apr 2004 22:47:23 +0200 (CEST)

(I accidently sent this mail to Balazs earlier today. Was checking the
message, and found out I didn't send it to the mailinglist. Sorry to
Balazs for that)

"for example ..." Do you use any other patch or is this
tcp-window-tracking patch the only one?
And shouldn't dependencies be in the README file? I have no clue which
patches to install before I can use the TProxy patches.


Balazs Scheidler said:
>> Applying the patches on my system fails. I've tried several different
>> cttproxy-2.4.25-1.2.0 on a vanilla Linux 2.4.25 kernel
>> cttproxy-2.4.25-1.9.3 on a vanilla Linux 2.4.25 kernel
>> cttproxy-2.6.3-1.9.2 on a vanilla Linux 2.6.3 kernel
>> cttproxy-2.6.5-1.9.3 on a vanilla Linux 2.6.3 kernel
>> All patches fail. The best option is cttproxy-2.4.25-1.2.0, which only
generates one error, that may possibly be fixed by hand
(ip_contrack.h). The worst option is cttproxy-2.6.5-1.9.3, which
generates dozens of errors.
>> Do you use pre-patched (red hat, suse) kernels or something? I don't know
>> what else could have caused these problems. Does anyone know this problem?
> no, we are using vanilla kernels, but tproxy also has a couple of
dependencies. (for example the latest 1.9.3 releases need
> tcp-window-tracking from Jozsef Kadlecsik)