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Re: Possible good news about IPF



And where in the license does it say WITH OR WITHOUT MODIFICATION.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Brett Glass" <brett@lariat.org>
To: "Theo de Raadt" <deraadt@cvs.openbsd.org>
Cc: <tech@openbsd.org>
Sent: Thursday, May 31, 2001 5:07 PM
Subject: Possible good news about IPF


> The following just appeared on one of the FreeBSD lists. If it
> is correct, it suggests an answer to the problems surrounding
> IP Filter: import the BSD-licensed version that now exists
> in the FreeBSD source tree. See below for details.
>
> --Brett
>
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> >Subject: Darren Reed's IPFilter package license
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> >There was recently a big announcement on Slashdot about IPFilter not
being
> >free software, with the eventual culmination of festivities being the
> >OpenBSD crew removing it from their CVS tree.  Looks like they jumped the
> >gun.
> >
> >Just looked through the source code on a 4 month old install of
> >4.2-stable and checked out all the ipfilter related copyrights, both
> >kernel and userland code...
> >
> >They are all BSDL or simpler (if that's a legal term:).
> >
> >Darren Reed mentioned he had his own arrangements with the NetBSD and
> >FreeBSD core.
> >
> >Thanks go out to Darren (and his contributors),
> >
> >watcher> pwd
> >/usr/src/contrib/ipfilter
> >watcher> cat LICENCE
> >/*
> > * Copyright (C) 1993-2000 by Darren Reed.
> > *
> > * The author accepts no responsibility for the use of this software and
> > * provides it on an ``as is'' basis without express or implied warranty.
> > *
> > * Redistribution and use in source and binary forms are permitted
> > * provided that this notice is preserved and due credit is given
> > * to the original author and the contributors.
> > *
> > * This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
> > * but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
> > * MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
> > *
> > * I hate legaleese, don't you ?
> > */
> >
> >similarly;
> >
> >watcher> pwd
> >/usr/src/sys/netinet
> >watcher> grep -i "darren reed" *
> >fil.c: * Copyright (C) 1993-2000 by Darren Reed.
> >fil.c:static const char sccsid[] = "@(#)fil.c   1.36 6/5/96 (C) 1993-1996
> >Darren Reed";
> >ip_auth.c: * Copyright (C) 1998-2000 by Darren Reed & Guido van Rooij.
> >ip_auth.h: * Copyright (C) 1997-2000 by Darren Reed & Guido Van Rooij.
> >ip_compat.h: * Copyright (C) 1993-2000 by Darren Reed.
> >ip_fil.c: * Copyright (C) 1993-2000 by Darren Reed.
> >ip_fil.c:static const char sccsid[] = "@(#)ip_fil.c     2.41 6/5/96 (C)
> >1993-1995 Darren Reed";
> >ip_fil.h: * Copyright (C) 1993-2000 by Darren Reed.
> >ip_frag.c: * Copyright (C) 1993-2000 by Darren Reed.
> >ip_frag.c:static const char sccsid[] = "@(#)ip_frag.c   1.11 3/24/96 (C)
> >1993-1995 Darren Reed";
> >ip_frag.h: * Copyright (C) 1993-2000 by Darren Reed.
> >ip_log.c: * Copyright (C) 1997-2000 by Darren Reed.
> >ip_nat.c: * Copyright (C) 1995-2000 by Darren Reed.
> >ip_nat.c:static const char sccsid[] = "@(#)ip_nat.c     1.11 6/5/96 (C)
> >1995 Darren Reed";
> >ip_nat.h: * Copyright (C) 1995-2000 by Darren Reed.
> >ip_proxy.c: * Copyright (C) 1997-2000 by Darren Reed.
> >ip_proxy.h: * Copyright (C) 1997-2000 by Darren Reed.
> >ip_state.c: * Copyright (C) 1995-2000 by Darren Reed.
> >ip_state.c:static const char sccsid[] = "@(#)ip_state.c 1.8 6/5/96 (C)
> >1993-1995 Darren Reed";
> >ip_state.h: * Copyright (C) 1995-2000 by Darren Reed.
> >ip_state.h: * @(#)ip_state.h    1.3 1/12/96 (C) 1995 Darren Reed
> >ipl.h: * Copyright (C) 1993-2000 by Darren Reed.
> >watcher> head fil.c
> >==> fil.c <==
> >/*
> > * Copyright (C) 1993-2000 by Darren Reed.
> > *
> > * Redistribution and use in source and binary forms are permitted
> > * provided that this notice is preserved and due credit is given
> > * to the original author and the contributors.
> > */
> >#if !defined(lint)
> >static const char sccsid[] = "@(#)fil.c 1.36 6/5/96 (C) 1993-1996 Darren
> >Reed";
> >/* static const char rcsid[] = "@(#)$Id: fil.c,v 2.3.2.16 2000/01/27
> >08:49:37 darrenr Exp $"; */
> >watcher>