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authorIan Bruce <>2009-06-06 06:04:24 +0200
committerJan Engelhardt <>2009-06-08 23:39:24 +0200
commitae737f0070c9aaccb722ba342b12043fb124d9e2 (patch)
tree4a4433b189f4eb454625fb93665a0ff2ec91d2b6 /extensions
parent156f58692bbe9e509b32670f93582bead785c926 (diff)
libxt_tcp: manpage corrections and suggestions
From: Ian Bruce <> The commit corrects some minor errors in the iptables(8) man page, related to port ranges in the "tcp" module. Reference: Signed-off-by: Jan Engelhardt <>
Diffstat (limited to 'extensions')
1 files changed, 2 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/extensions/ b/extensions/
index 0a99cdf7..7a16118b 100644
--- a/extensions/
+++ b/extensions/
@@ -4,10 +4,10 @@ provides the following options:
[\fB!\fP] \fB\-\-source\-port\fP,\fB\-\-sport\fP \fIport\fP[\fB:\fP\fIport\fP]
Source port or port range specification. This can either be a service
name or a port number. An inclusive range can also be specified,
-using the format \fIport\fP\fB:\fP\fIport\fP.
+using the format \fIfirst\fP\fB:\fP\fIlast\fP.
If the first port is omitted, "0" is assumed; if the last is omitted,
"65535" is assumed.
-If the second port is greater than the first they will be swapped.
+If the first port is greater than the second one they will be swapped.
The flag
is a convenient alias for this option.