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Dmitry Pryanishnikov lynx.ripe at
Sun Aug 19 09:11:18 PDT 2007

> Date:      Sat, 4 Aug 2007 20:35:42 +0000 (UTC)
> From:      "Christian S.J. Peron" <csjp at>
> To:        src-committers at, cvs-src at, cvs-all at
> Subject:   cvs commit: src/sbin/ipfw ipfw.8
> Message-ID:  <200708042035.l74KZg6K061244 at>
>  csjp        2007-08-04 20:35:42 UTC
>   FreeBSD src repository
>   Modified files:
>     sbin/ipfw            ipfw.8
>   Log:
>   Remove references to mpsafenet. This option no longer exists.

  I think this commit may create false feeling that using ipfw features such as
gid, jail, uid and dummynet for IPv6 are now available for general use. However,
I don't see commit messages for the locking fixes which would make these
options safe. If I don't miss anything here, removal of the debug.mpsafenet
makes all these ipfw uses always dangerous, so this fact should be mentioned in
BUGS section of the manpage (until someone actually fixes those uses).

Sincerely, Dmitry
nic-hdl: LYNX-RIPE

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