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Re: Jul 1 i386 snapshot floppy29.fs
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: Jul 1 i386 snapshot floppy29.fs
- From: "A farmer using BSD, eh!" <GreenNeck_(_at_)_use_(_dot_)_net>
- Date: Thu, 5 Jul 2001 13:27:43 -0700
On Tue, Jul 03, 2001 at 03:36:25PM -0500, Chris Lewis wrote:
> blockbuster .... I heavily suspect pf will become a BSD standard
> elsewhere -- the BSDs that still ship ipf will likely find pf preferable
IMHO, one can never have enough packet filtering solutions to fiddle with.
> in features and performance. As a user of another BSD as well, I
> certainly hope so! In the meantime, I need to figure out how to use cvs
> to get the -current OpenBSD so I can play with pf. :-)
pf is already rocking since first July snapshots. pf related man pages are
included except pf.conf(5). pf rules are compatible except stuff like
end-of-rule remark and "with" commands.
Just do pfctl -R YourFavoriteRuleFile to check it out.
> So, yes, maybe he's teasing us, but (1) he prefers to code than to talk
> about coding, and (2) I am certain he wants to dump pf on people in a
> form which blows away former ipf users. Enjoy the show!
I find it a pleasure to read code as a user.