Future of pf / firewall in FreeBSD ? - does it have one ?
glebius at FreeBSD.org
Thu Jul 31 13:41:59 UTC 2014
On Thu, Jul 31, 2014 at 10:02:22PM +1000, Da Rock wrote:
D> Without diminishing your efforts so far, what do you think about
D> pitching all efforts into IPFW to combine effort and reduce overhead of
D> maintaining separate firewalls in the core? Is there an advantage to
D> having our own pf?
Is there any disadvantage keeping it? It is a plugin. It is optional
and loadable. I removed most additions to the network stack that live
Some people like it and use it.
It is also the only tool to configure ALTQ now.
Totus tuus, Glebius.
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