[CFT]: ipfw named tables / different tabletypes

Luigi Rizzo rizzo at iet.unipi.it
Wed May 21 16:49:46 UTC 2014

On Wed, May 21, 2014 at 11:17 AM, Bill Yuan <bycn82 at gmail.com> wrote:

> 1. "each table can have it's own name", I like this idea. I am also
> working on this kind of functions, But I am in different way. In my
> opinion. the "name" or "type" of the table, all this are utility function
> for the user. in the kernel space. I want to keep all the things the same
> as before. and add a translate function in the user land commands, so that
> means we need to find a space to keep the mapping of the name<->id or
> type<->id,

​this does not work, you'd have another database to keep in sync
and on which you have races with modifications to the ipfw config.


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