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From: Alex Forster <aforster@cloudflare.com>
To: Pablo Neira Ayuso <pablo@netfilter.org>
Cc: Kyle Bowman <kbowman@cloudflare.com>,
	kernel-team <kernel-team@cloudflare.com>,
	Jozsef Kadlecsik <kadlec@netfilter.org>,
	Florian Westphal <fw@strlen.de>,
	"David S. Miller" <davem@davemloft.net>,
	Jakub Kicinski <kuba@kernel.org>,
	netfilter-devel@vger.kernel.org, coreteam@netfilter.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Network Development <netdev@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] netfilter: xt_NFLOG: allow 128 character log prefixes
Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 15:06:05 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAKxSbF0tjY7EV=OOyfND8CxSmusfghvURQYnBxMz=DoNtGrfSg@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210727195459.GA15181@salvia>

(And again, this time as plain-text...)

> Why do you need to make the two consistent? iptables NFLOG prefix
> length is a subset of nftables log action, this is sufficient for the
> iptables-nft layer. I might be missing the use-case on your side,
> could you please elaborate?

We use the nflog prefix space to attach various bits of metadata to
iptables and nftables rules that are dynamically generated and
installed on our edge. 63 printable chars is a bit too tight to fit
everything that we need, so we're running this patch internally and
are looking to upstream it.

Alex Forster

  reply	other threads:[~2021-07-27 20:06 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-27 19:00 Kyle Bowman
2021-07-27 19:54 ` Pablo Neira Ayuso
2021-07-27 20:06   ` Alex Forster [this message]
2021-07-27 21:10     ` Pablo Neira Ayuso
2021-07-27 21:22       ` Alex Forster
2021-07-27 21:27         ` Pablo Neira Ayuso
2021-07-27 21:44           ` Alex Forster
2021-07-27 21:52             ` Pablo Neira Ayuso
2021-07-27 22:45               ` Alex Forster
2021-07-27 23:02                 ` Pablo Neira Ayuso
2021-07-28  1:43                 ` [netfilter-core] " Phil Sutter
2021-07-30 18:27                   ` Kyle Bowman
2021-08-01 14:14                     ` Jeremy Sowden

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