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@@ -279,6 +279,11 @@ ipset add test timeout 60
ipset \-exist add test timeout 600
+When listing the set, the number of entries printed in the header might be
+larger than the listed number of entries for sets with the timeout extensions:
+the number of entries in the set is updated when elements added/deleted to the
+set and periodically when the garbage colletor evicts the timed out entries.
.SS "counters, packets, bytes"
All set types support the optional \fBcounters\fR
option when creating a set. If the option is specified then the set is created