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Subject: Re: BIG ENDIAN patches

From: Thomas Jarosch <thomas.jarosch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: ipt_ACCOUNT@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2009 16:17:58 +0200
Hi Leonardo,

On Thursday, 22. October 2009 12:26:04 Leonardo Secci wrote:
> Sorry but I'm not a kernel developer, so I can't answer on question like
> "which is better way for".
> I choose to approach endianness support in kernel module with
>  preprocessor directives because computational irrelevant.


> So I suppose,if you have to manage constant netmaks, and you like to use
>  htonl approach, I suggest to look at  __constant_htonl instead.
> I wish I'll be useful, ad if you need support on testing new code I will
>  be happy to help.

I'm not that much of a kernel developer either :) I'll ask Jan Engelhardt
about this, he's normally very familiar with such things and already
included ipt_ACCOUNT into Xtables-addons.

> Congratulations for your work.



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