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Old 08-03-2009, 07:43 AM   #1
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how conntrack helper is called in 2.6.16

Hi guys,

i am trying see to where 2.6.16 kernel calls the conntrack helper for a certain connection. I can see that in 2.6.10, in

ip_conntrack_in ()
if (ret != NF_DROP && ct->helper)
ret = ct->helper->help(*pskb, ct, ctinfo);

but no more in 2.6.16. Can anybody please tell where and/or how is the similiar call shifted to?

PS: in 2.6.16, is it somehow being called through notifier chains.

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