tcpdrop(8) for DragonFly

Andre Nathan andre at
Sun Nov 14 08:27:21 PST 2004

Joerg Sonnenberger said:
> The original intent was actually to be able to completely shutdown a
> connection, because e.g. for a DOS, you don't care about the other side,
> which most likely doesn't care about you.

Yes, that was the idea. I guess this is the dilemma of being a good net
citizen versus being DOS-free. But since we're dealing with the bad guys
anyway, I don't think that simply dropping them would be a bad thing...


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