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

Adrian Chadd adrian at freebsd.org
Mon Jul 21 15:21:38 UTC 2014

On 21 July 2014 01:51, krad <kraduk at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thats a terrible argument. What you are suggesting is there should never be
> any kind of open discussion of ideas which is fundamental to opensource
> software

There can be an open discussion about what you want but just keep in
mind that making work for others is reasonably frowned upon.

As I've said - if someone wants to port the updated pf to freebsd-head
and go through the process of owning it, then please, do the work.
Noone is going to stop you doing that. The kernel is in a much better
state now for maintaining multiple packet filters and it's entirely
possible to run this as a project where you build it and the tools as
an external module that'll compile for both freebsd-head and

You don't have to have a debate bout it. Just do it. :)


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