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authorJozsef Kadlecsik <>2012-12-06 19:06:28 +0100
committerJozsef Kadlecsik <>2012-12-06 19:06:28 +0100
commite4415c6cdc9d298a43871b77e6bcda71a42cea2d (patch)
parenta46a5698027aa48e27e3cc2d54bb8bbafb10e7da (diff)
Manpage update: matches are evaluated in the order they are specified.
Fixes bugzilla id 797.
1 files changed, 2 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/iptables/ b/iptables/
index e02c81fb..9ec3fb0b 100644
--- a/iptables/
+++ b/iptables/
@@ -15,7 +15,8 @@ extra command line options become available, depending on the specific
module. You can specify multiple extended match modules in one line,
and you can use the \fB\-h\fP or \fB\-\-help\fP
options after the module has been specified to receive help specific
-to that module.
+to that module. The extended match modules are evaluated in the order
+they are specified in the rule.
If the \fB\-p\fP or \fB\-\-protocol\fP was specified and if and only if an
unknown option is encountered, iptables will try load a match module of the