[fmII] iptables 1.2.6a released (Default branch)

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The changes in this release are as follows:
A segfault problem which occurred when using `!' without argument was
fixed. PSD match for psd-delay-threshold > 100 was fixed. ip6tables
alignment fixes and various patch-o-matic fixes were made. New
ip6tables-restore and ip6tables-save manpages were written. A global
PREFIX makefile variable was added for all paths. Debugging is now
disabled if iptables is compiled without any COPT_FLAGS. The mangle
table now attaches to all five netfilter hooks. The manpages for
iptables and ip6tables were updated. The patch-o-matic program now
supports removal of already-applied patches, and also supports patches
to the userspace extensions. Various patch-o-matic additions were

Project description:
iptables is built on top of netfilter: the new packet alteration
framework for Linux 2.4. It is an enhancement on ipchains, and is used
to control packet filtering, Network Address Translation
(masquerading, portforwarding, transparent proxying), and special

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