firewall on FreeBSD

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Mon Jun 27 00:26:19 GMT 2005

On 2005-06-26 22:15, Alex Zbyslaw <xfb52 at> wrote:
> Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> >On 2005-06-26 00:40, Alex Zbyslaw <xfb52 at> wrote:
> >>>pf on freebsd does support the "quick" keyword.  The "default"
> >>>firewall, ipfw, does not.
> >>>
> >>This makes no sense to me.  The two firewalls work very differently.
> >>[...]
> >>
> >You describe very nicely the way rules are matched by two of the three
> >different firewalls available on FreeBSD.  The description, being very
> >correct, *does* make sense.
> >
> >Why do you say that ``This makes no sense to you''
> Maybe I'm misreading something, or taking it out of context, but the
> statement "ipfw does not support the quick keyword" makes no sense to
> me. [...]  Am *I* making any more sense, now?

Yes, thank you :)

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