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authorJan Engelhardt <>2009-01-12 04:53:18 +0100
committerPatrick McHardy <>2009-01-12 04:53:18 +0100
commitfea74bf74ff524431ce65145f1523584edf99dc9 (patch)
treee0ddfbeca93e159dcb0cc7c77df34206fbea26f9 /extensions/
parent0c2b5a4aff8ee61529aca8541f7fdae18500470f (diff)
doc: escape minus sign in manpages
groff formats '-' as a hyphen, and '\-' is needed for a minus. Signed-off-by: Jan Engelhardt <> Signed-off-by: Patrick McHardy <>
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@@ -10,27 +10,27 @@ should be modified (and all future packets in this connection will
also be mangled), and rules should cease being examined. It takes one
type of option:
-\fB--to-destination\fP [\fIipaddr\fP][\fB-\fP\fIipaddr\fP][\fB:\fP\fIport\fP[\fB-\fP\fIport\fP]]
+\fB\-\-to\-destination\fP [\fIipaddr\fP][\fB\-\fP\fIipaddr\fP][\fB:\fP\fIport\fP[\fB\-\fP\fIport\fP]]
which can specify a single new destination IP address, an inclusive
range of IP addresses, and optionally, a port range (which is only
valid if the rule also specifies
-.B "-p tcp"
+\fB\-p tcp\fP
-.BR "-p udp" ).
+\fB\-p udp\fP).
If no port range is specified, then the destination port will never be
modified. If no IP address is specified then only the destination port
will be modified.
-In Kernels up to 2.6.10 you can add several --to-destination options. For
+In Kernels up to 2.6.10 you can add several \-\-to\-destination options. For
those kernels, if you specify more than one destination address, either via an
-address range or multiple --to-destination options, a simple round-robin (one
+address range or multiple \-\-to\-destination options, a simple round-robin (one
after another in cycle) load balancing takes place between these addresses.
Later Kernels (>= 2.6.11-rc1) don't have the ability to NAT to multiple ranges
-.BR "--random"
If option
-.B "--random"
is used then port mapping will be randomized (kernel >= 2.6.22).