cvs commit: src/sys/contrib/pf/net if_pflog.c if_pflog.h if_pfsync.c if_pfsync.h pf.c pf_ioctl.c pf_norm.c pf_osfp.c pf_table.c pfvar.h src/sys/contrib/pf/netinet in4_cksum.c

Steve Kargl sgk at
Thu Feb 26 10:03:57 PST 2004

On Thu, Feb 26, 2004 at 09:46:55AM -0600, Jacques A. Vidrine wrote:
> [Disclaimer:  I am long-time, loyal IPFilter user and I think everything
>  else is crap. :-) ]
> On Wed, Feb 25, 2004 at 10:01:26PM -0800, Steve Kargl wrote:
> > Was this import discussed on arch@ or current@?  We now have ipfw, ipfilter,
> > and pf in the base system.  How many more firewall packages are we going
> > to import into the base system?  Are you going to remove ipfw or ipfilter?
> > Is there a NO_PF make.conf knob?
> Choice is good.  Three firewalls is maybe pushing the limit, but these
> three are Very Important to our community.

ports/security/pf gave you choice.  This is a danger slope (ie.,
what about postfix, exim, bash, and ksh?).

> NO_PF, NO_IPF, and NO_IPFW would be good--- anyone have tested patches?
> The only downside IMHO is now I have to watch for security issues
> in pf :-)

A thankless job no doubt.  So, THANK YOU!


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