[PATCH 20/38] netns ct: NOTRACK in netns

Patrick McHardy kaber at trash.net
Fri Sep 5 06:10:00 PDT 2008

Jan Engelhardt wrote:
> On Friday 2008-09-05 08:25, Patrick McHardy wrote:
>>>> I hope so :) A different possiblity suggest by Pablo some time ago
>>>> would be to mark untracked packets in skb->nfctinfo and not
>>>> attach a conntrack at all.
>>> Indeed, I remember that :). I left that patch of the table time ago [1].
>>> There's a nf_reset call missing as Patrick said at that time. I can
>>> recover it if you like the idea.
>> I think that would be a good idea.
> Would that work? Right now, a ct==NULL indicates the 'INVALID' state,
> and overloading it with 'UNTRACKED' does not seem nice.

ct == NULL would indicate either untracked or invalid.
For the cases where it makes a difference, ctinfo has
to be checked additionally.

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