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[ANNOUNCE] Release of iptables-1.2.9rc1

The netfilter coreteam proudly presents:

iptables version 1.2.9rc1

Version 1.2.9rc1 is the first release candidate of the upcoming 1.2.9
version. Please note that this is a _release candidate_ and not the
final version. It is supposed to be stable, but might still contain
some minor glitches. If you are testing 1.2.9rc1 and run into any bugs,
please report them immediately to our bugzilla bug tracking system.

The ChangeLog is attached to this mail.

Version 1.2.9rc1 can be obtained from:

Please note that since iptables-1.2.7 patch-o-matic is no longer part of
iptables, but distributed as a seperate package. You can obtain the
latest release and daily CVS snapshots from:

More information can be found at the netfilter/iptables project homepage,
available at:

Happy firewalling,

- Harald Welte <>
"Fragmentation is like classful addressing -- an interesting early
architectural error that shows how much experimentation was going
on while IP was being designed." -- Paul Vixie