any reason to put output-mark on its own line? Why not
mark 0x10000/0x3ffff output-mark 0x20000
I will move it to the same line in v3.
is the documentation clear on the difference between mark and
Lorenzo has described the differences in detail in the kernel commit I
had listed in the commit text of this patch. Pasting from there -
The output mark differs from the existing xfrm mark in two ways:
1. The xfrm mark is used to match xfrm policies and states, while
the xfrm output mark is used to set the mark (and influence
the routing) of the packets emitted by those states.
2. The existing mark is constrained to be a subset of the bits of
the originating socket or transformed packet, but the output
mark is arbitrary and depends only on the state.
The use of a separate mark provides additional flexibility. For
- A packet subject to two transforms (e.g., transport mode inside
tunnel mode) can have two different output marks applied to it,
one for the transport mode SA and one for the tunnel mode SA.
- On a system where socket marks determine routing, the packets
emitted by an IPsec tunnel can be routed based on a mark that
is determined by the tunnel, not by the marks of the
- Support for setting the output marks can be introduced without
breaking any existing setups that employ both mark-based
routing and xfrm tunnel mode. Simply changing the code to use
the xfrm mark for routing output packets could xfrm mark could
change behaviour in a way that breaks these setups.
@@ -61,6 +61,7 @@ static void usage(void)
fprintf(stderr, " [ flag FLAG-LIST ] [ sel SELECTOR ]
[ LIMIT-LIST ] [ encap ENCAP ]\n");
fprintf(stderr, " [ coa ADDR[/PLEN] ] [ ctx CTX ] [
extra-flag EXTRA-FLAG-LIST ]\n");
fprintf(stderr, " [ offload [dev DEV] dir DIR ]\n");
+ fprintf(stderr, " [ output-mark OUTPUT-MARK]\n");
Nit: I think you want a space between OUTPUT-MARK and ].
I will update this as well.
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