cvs commit: src/sys/netinet ip_fw.h ip_fw2.c ip_fw_pfil.c ip_input.c

Brooks Davis brooks at
Fri May 12 05:05:26 UTC 2006

On Fri, May 12, 2006 at 01:57:32PM +0900, Hajimu UMEMOTO wrote:
> Hi,
> >>>>> On Fri, 12 May 2006 04:41:28 +0000 (UTC)
> >>>>> Max Laier <mlaier at> said:
> mlaier> mlaier      2006-05-12 04:41:28 UTC
> mlaier>   Modified files:
> mlaier>     sys/netinet          ip_fw.h ip_fw2.c ip_fw_pfil.c ip_input.c 
> mlaier>   Log:
> mlaier>   Reintroduce net.inet6.ip6.fw.enable sysctl to dis/enable the ipv6 processing
> mlaier>   seperately.  Also use pfil hook/unhook instead of keeping the check
> It seems net.inet6.ip6.fw.enable is conflict between ipfw and ip6fw,
> now.  I think that it prevent users from using ipfw for IPv4 and ip6fw
> for IPv6.

This is a preparatory commit for removal of IP6FW.  We're aware that
IPFW isn't a perfect replacement for IP6FW, but we've got to get the
number of firewalls down to something reasonable and this has been on
the list since last BSDCan.

-- Brooks

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