ipfw man pages vs. 5.3-Stable; needs modification!

Erik Trulsson ertr1013 at student.uu.se
Sun Sep 19 05:31:53 PDT 2004

On Sun, Sep 19, 2004 at 03:21:52PM +0300, Ruslan Ermilov wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 19, 2004 at 11:56:21AM +0900, Rob wrote:
> > 
> > Hello,
> > 
> > The manpages of ipfw needs modification with respect to
> > the IPFW vs.IPFW2 discussion.
> > All this is quite misleading when 5.3 becomes stable.
> > 
> Do you mean you want the IPFW vs. IPFW2 information to be
> removed from the manpage?  If yes, I don't support this.
> There will be a lot of people switching from 4.x to 5.x,
> and it can be helpful for them.  We can remove this in
> future releases though.

He probably means that the references to -STABLE in the manpage needs
to be changed to say 4.x instead (and the references to -CURRENT
probably should say 5.x instead), since when 5.3 becomes stable it will
no longer be true that -STABLE uses IPFW as default (which is what the
manpage says.)

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Erik Trulsson
ertr1013 at student.uu.se

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