Is bpf a part of IPFW, or am I confused?

Andreas Davour ante at Update.UU.SE
Wed Jan 5 12:42:10 PST 2005

On Wed, 5 Jan 2005, Olivier Certner wrote:

> I'm not able to give a deep answer on that. What I can say is that you must
> compile the kernel with bpf if you want to use the DHCP protocol or the
> tcpdump utility.

tcpdump as well? Worth remembering.

> It would be great if someone can clarify the precise roles of bpf.

Indeed. That it is the userland framework helps, but I guess something 
is lacking in the documentation, or my skill at reading it.


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