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author/C=DE/ST=Berlin/L=Berlin/O=Netfilter Project/OU=Development/CN=laforge/ </C=DE/ST=Berlin/L=Berlin/O=Netfilter Project/OU=Development/CN=laforge/>2005-09-24 21:10:09 +0000
committer/C=DE/ST=Berlin/L=Berlin/O=Netfilter Project/OU=Development/CN=laforge/ </C=DE/ST=Berlin/L=Berlin/O=Netfilter Project/OU=Development/CN=laforge/>2005-09-24 21:10:09 +0000
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add prerequirements section
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@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@ What is nfnetlink?
nfnetlink is a netlink(7) based kernel/userspace transport layer. It
provides a unified kernel/userspace interface for the various netfilter
+subsystems, such as connection tracking, logging and queueing.
What is libnfnetlink?
@@ -17,6 +17,14 @@ subsystem specific libraries such as libnfnetlink_conntrack, libnfnetlink_log
and libnfnetlink_queue.
+Prerequirements for libnfnetlink
+You will need kernel headers from a kernel that has nfnetlink support. The
+first official kernel release to include nfnetlink support is 2.6.14.
+You can specify the location of your kernel sources using the "--with-kernel="
+configure option.
Where can I find documentation?
At the moment, you will have to RTFS. Sorry, but we have barely anough