Subject: Re: SynFlood mitigation tool on linux
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: Tue, 08 Jan 2008 04:32:33 -0600
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <>
<> wrote:
| Barry Margolin wrote:
| > You're planning on using Lisp inside the Linux kernel?
| > Good luck with that!
| The alternative would be the TUN/TAP devices (unless they were 
| deprecated in favour of something else since I last looked) which can be 
| used to send network packets to userland applications.
| (The networking equivalent of ptys, if you like)
| Have a look at for a 
| Lisp app that uses them.

Ouch! That web server is set up to suppress "README" files in directory
listings, so to figure out what this site is all about one needs to
manually view <>.

That done, however, it looks pretty fun!  ;-}


p.s. While the above uses the Linux TUN/TAP, it looks like it should
be pretty easy to get it to work on FreeBSD's "tun" device, too.

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