Future of pf / firewall in FreeBSD ? - does it have one ?

Gleb Smirnoff glebius at FreeBSD.org
Fri Jul 18 13:33:33 UTC 2014


On Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 01:31:04PM +0000, Mark Felder wrote:
M> > On Thu, Jul 17, 2014 at 01:12:09AM +0200, Kristian K. Nielsen wrote:
M> > K> a) First of all - are any actively developing pf in FreeBSD?
M> > 
M> > No one right now.
M> > 
M> How do we fix this? Can the FreeBSD Foundation step in and provide funding? Our most popular firewall doesn't play well with IPv6 in a time when everyone is pushing IPv6. This is not exactly a good situation to be in.

I can't speak for FreeBSD Foundation, but I suppose, that they can.

However, first you need to find a developer, then fund him.

Totus tuus, Glebius.

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