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authorPhil Oester <>2013-10-05 09:44:56 -0700
committerPablo Neira Ayuso <>2013-10-22 10:52:32 +0200
commitb259d1aca0db1bed5af3e4fe378f8aeb4d3ce645 (patch)
tree0dea304c654a8c4d107720b4c73a561f623b1468 /files
parent2855909e46f4646f137a96892bd5c465fa1193f8 (diff)
src: operational limit match
The nft limit match currently does not work at all. Below patches to nftables, libnftables, and kernel address the issue. A few notes on the implementation: - Removed support for nano/micro/milli second limits. These seem pointless, given we are using jiffies in the limit match, not a hpet. And who really needs to limit items down to sub-second level?? - 'depth' member is removed as unnecessary. All we need in the kernel is the rate and the unit. - 'stamp' member becomes the time we need to next refresh the token bucket, instead of being updated on every packet which goes through the match. This closes netfilter bugzilla #827, reported by Eric Leblond. Signed-off-by: Phil Oester <> Signed-off-by: Pablo Neira Ayuso <>
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