New preview patch for ipfw to pfil_hooks conversion

Andre Oppermann andre at
Tue Jun 22 11:41:32 GMT 2004

Ian FREISLICH wrote:
> Andre Oppermann wrote:
> > Here is the next preview patch for the ipfw to pfil_hooks conversion:
> >
> >
> >
> > This patch significantly cleans up ip_input.c and ip_output.c.
> That would be a very a nice thing, but it looks like this breaks
> the patch that I submitted (kern/64240) which fixes the acknowledged
> problem with 'ipfw tee' accepting packets instead of copying them
> to the divert port and then processing the packet according to the
> rest of the rule set.

Hmmm... I'll have a look at kern/64240.  I guess while I'm rewriting
this stuff anyway I can fix this too in one go.

> There have been about 5 PRs (most with patches) in the past years
> which all claim to fix this problem indicating that here is a need
> for a fix.  We rely on the fix in kern/64240 to collect traffic
> accounting information for billing and statistical purposes.  There
> hasn't been much interest from the committers in having a look at
> this even though the work has already been done.

Could you give me all PR numbers?  That'll make it easier for me
get the code in.

> Now that you're actively working on that part of the source, would
> it be possible to take a look?  I would also be happy to create a
> new patch to fix this problem against ipfw with pfilhooks if that's
> what it's going to take to get a fix committed.

It's ok, I don't need new patches against the converted pfil_hooks


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