Eliminating IPv6 (?)

Robert Huff roberthuff at rcn.com
Tue Jun 18 12:15:04 UTC 2019

Ronald F. Guilmette writes:

>  >Instead of messing with the system provided file you could
>  >create a new one with only your own desired rules and then set
>  >this rc.conf variable:
>  >
>  >	firewall_script="/etc/rc.firewall"
>  Actually, no, that's not how one is supposed to enable one's own set
>  of ipfw ules.  To do that, the Handbook (Sec. 30.4.1) says very clearly
>  that one should do:
>      firewall_enable="YES"
>      firewall_type="path-to-my-rules-file"
>  But I'm glad you brought it up.  The funny thing is that even that
>  doesn't work properly nowadays *or* like it used to in the past.

	If this is true - haven't checked personally - then it's a bug.
(And a non-trivial one, the fact you're the first to report it
	Can you please open a bug report?


				Robert Huff

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