ipfw deprecation

Andreas Hauser andy at splashground.de
Wed Jun 28 22:09:42 PDT 2006

dnikulin wrote @ Thu, 29 Jun 2006 10:01:43 +1000:
> On 29 Jun 2006 00:51:26 +0200, Andreas Hauser <andy at xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Even if pf is measurably slower than ipfw for the same rules, it's
> very unlikely to matter compared to all of the other processing to do
> with networking

??? Please do some benchmarking. Packetfiltering can influence
the performance extremly.

> In terms of "horses for courses", until DragonFly as a whole is
> optimal enough to make the choice of packet filter a significant
> performance consideration, people seeking near-optimal filtered
> routing are probably a lot better off using FreeBSD 6 or possibly even
> Linux.

Please provide benchmarks or spare me.


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