ipfw deprecation

joerg at britannica.bec.de joerg at britannica.bec.de
Thu Jun 29 05:36:28 PDT 2006

On Thu, Jun 29, 2006 at 12:51:26AM +0200, Andreas Hauser wrote:
> > I would like to deprecate ipfw (and dummynet, because it needs ipfw) 
> > for the next release and remove it in 1.7.
> Can you please show that pf is as fast as ipfw?

I don't care about the speed of ipfw as long as it adds another set of
hooks all over the place and abuses the mbuf interface. If someone is
working on porting the pfil'ed version, that removes at least the first
problem and reduces the second. Otherwise I frankly don't care.


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