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[Todd.Miller@courtesan.com: Re: hmmmm what is the future of ipf ??]



is there currently any source or patches we could/should be using to test ipfw?
i have to have firewalls in the networks that i work with, and while i have
been using OpenBSD with IPF, i will drop IPF before I drop OpenBSD.

thanks!


----- Forwarded message from "Todd C. Miller" <Todd_(_dot_)_Miller_(_at_)_courtesan_(_dot_)_com> -----

To: Generic Player <genericplayer2_(_at_)_home_(_dot_)_com>
cc: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
Subject: Re: hmmmm what is the future of ipf ?? 
In-reply-to: Your message of "Tue, 29 May 2001 21:08:20 CDT." <20010529210820_(_dot_)_A21618_(_at_)_home_(_dot_)_com> 
Date: Tue, 29 May 2001 19:20:15 -0600
From: "Todd C. Miller" <Todd_(_dot_)_Miller_(_at_)_courtesan_(_dot_)_com>
Precedence: bulk
X-Loop: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org

In message <20010529210820_(_dot_)_A21618_(_at_)_home_(_dot_)_com>
	so spake Generic Player (genericplayer2):

> Am I missing something here?  Why do so many people 
> say FreeBSD uses IPF?  Last I looked FreeBSD used 
> ipfw, why not use it?  I have never seen any problems
> with ipfw, where as IPF still doesn't work right.

FreeBSD ships with both ipfw and ipf.  The current plan is for
OpenBSD to transition to ipfw...

 - todd

----- End forwarded message -----

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