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Re: ipfw deprecation

From: "Simon 'corecode' Schubert" <corecode@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2006 17:15:56 +0200

On 26.06.2006, at 15:50, Justin C. Sherrill wrote:
Is there anything pf can't do that ipfw does? If there's nothing lost,
then there's no reason to keep it - we just need to be sure that there's a
migration path. For instance, I'm using ipfw for NAT, and I need to

yes, ipfw can do dummynet, and pf can't do that. if you want to do traffic shaping, you can use altq, but if you want to simulate different network connections, you need to have dummynet.

also, i'd like to remove it *after* 1.6, this means people will still have half a year to migrate or port ipfw/dummynet to pfil.


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