New preview patch for ipfw to pfil_hooks conversion

Julian Elischer julian at
Wed Jun 23 00:20:35 GMT 2004

On Tue, 22 Jun 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.
> 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.
> 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.
> Ian
> --
> Ian Freislich

hmmm I guess the pathc should be pointed out to luigi or an ipfw
it's probably not that you're being ignored it's probably that no-one
who has his fingers in ipfw noticed it..


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