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authorPhil Sutter <>2018-05-11 14:20:35 +0200
committerPablo Neira Ayuso <>2018-05-11 14:25:46 +0200
commit3b71baba43fa1ce53fa034257b17954e05c230fb (patch)
parentac79bea034766adc19067c3307f2ad6bdae4c36f (diff)
nft.8: Drop misleading adjective 'absolute'
Discussion showed that rule index may be interpreted as being absolute or relative, so just drop this adjective without replacement. Signed-off-by: Phil Sutter <> Signed-off-by: Pablo Neira Ayuso <>
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/doc/nft.xml b/doc/nft.xml
index ab94bff4..05193e67 100644
--- a/doc/nft.xml
+++ b/doc/nft.xml
@@ -918,7 +918,7 @@ add table inet mytable
The <literal>add</literal> and <literal>insert</literal> commands support an optional
location specifier, which is either a <replaceable>handle</replaceable> of an existing
- rule or an absolute <replaceable>index</replaceable> (starting at zero). Internally,
+ rule or an <replaceable>index</replaceable> (starting at zero). Internally,
rule locations are always identified by <replaceable>handle</replaceable> and the
translation from <replaceable>index</replaceable> happens in userspace. This has two
potential implications in case a concurrent ruleset change happens after the translation