[tproxy] Re: Request: including tproxy patch to official iptables/kernel.

Lennert Buytenhek buytenh at wantstofly.org
Tue Oct 17 17:01:47 CEST 2006

On Tue, Oct 17, 2006 at 04:38:24PM +0200, KOVACS Krisztian wrote:

>   Moreover, I think there's no general consensus between networking 
> maintainers whether or not the features tproxy provides are worth the 
> hassles. Transparent proxying features have been removed during the 2.3 
> development as there seemed little interest in those. Of course there are 
> a handful of companies interested in having the feature in mainline, but 
> let's face the facts: the majority of users do not care about tproxy. 

There's other features and drivers in Linux where a similar thing
applies.  If tproxy doesn't get into the way when it's not used or
turned off, why shouldn't it be merged?


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