DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2004-05
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On Saturday 08 May 2004 10:57, Max Laier wrote:
> On Saturday 08 May 2004 03:43, Matthew Dillon wrote:
> > :Does anyone here have any plans to import PF and ALTQ into FreeBSD? It's
> > : now in FreeBSD 5.x base, so it shouldnt be too hard to import?
> > :
> > :Max Laier made a test import and it worked out pretty well, but it looks
> > :like he's too buys at these times to import it for us. I also know that
> > : Matt don't want things like security prioritized at this stage, but it
> > : still would be nice to have the features. Alot of people are using
> > : OpenBSD on their gateways/firewalls just because of PF/ALTQ.
> Yes. That is the case indeed. I could hack together a new test import, but
> I do not believe that this would serve the project well. With the ongoing
> work in your netstack, it'd be much more reasonable to implement a quite
> different firewall.
[snip the rest since that makes perfect sense :) ]
Thats interesting. Does that imply a totally new firewall/filerting/shaping
design with the same convenient pf syntax we all come to know and love?
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