[tproxy] Porting 2.0.4 patch to 2.6.9 kernel

Jan Engelhardt jengelh at linux01.gwdg.de
Sun May 7 15:32:30 CEST 2006

> I am using the stock kernel (2.6.9-34) for Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS
> release 4 (Nahant Update 3). I was able to patch it to 2.0.1 using
> cttproxy-2.6.10-2.0.1 quite easily. However, I would like to use the latest
> tproxy patch (2.0.4) as it appears to have some important bug fixes. It
> appears to be quite difficult to patch this kernel using
> cttproxy-2.6.15-2.0.4. Is it possible to port the 2.0.4 patch to the
> 2.6.9-34 kernel?
Unlikely. Each tproxy release is tightly bound to the kernel release it was 
written for. Using current tproxy on a 2.6.16 for example will not work, 
even though it applies and compiles cleanly.

Jan Engelhardt

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