Re: cvs commit: src/contrib/ipfilter ip_auth.c ip_auth.h ip_compat.h ip_fil.c ip_fil.h ip_frag.c ip_frag.h ip_h323_pxy.c ip_log.c ip_nat.c ip_nat.h ip_proxy.c ip_proxy.h ip_raudio_pxy.c ip_state.c ip_state.h ipl.h mlfk_ipl.c

From: Darren Reed <>
Date: Mon, 20 Dec 2004 22:51:07 +0000
On Sun, Dec 19, 2004 at 02:56:50PM +0100, Andre Albsmeier wrote:
> Thanks! However, there is one thing I was always wondering about:
> Why are there two physical locations of these files? I understand that
> kernel stuff should be kept under /usr/src/sys but wouldn't it be a
> good idea to just symlink files in sys/contrib/ipfilter/netinet/ to
> ../../../contrib/ipfilter/? I do this in my own /usr/src and it has
> the nice side effect that when I want to play with a different version
> of ipfilter I only have to replace the /usr/src/contrib/ipfilter
> directory with the other one...

It's a hangover of how the original import was done and how the source
code has been managed/moved around since.

In RELENG_5* and current, this duplication problem is fixed.

Received on Mon Dec 20 2004 - 22:51:07 UTC