Subject: Re: altq api for ipf and pf
To: None <>
From: Juan RP <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/26/2005 20:59:12
On Mon, 26 Sep 2005 14:52:41 -0400
matthew sporleder <> wrote:

> So to get NetBSD including and running an up-to-date version of altq
> using either ipf or pf, a few things seem to be required:
> ALTQ needs to be api-enabled in a name-space-friendly and completely
> segregated way:
>     -Remove references to pf.conf and pfctl in favor of alt.conf and
> altqctl (or netctl, or sysctl, or whatever)
>     -Provide altq api for any packet filter to use mbuf tagging
> Make packet filtering programs more portable:
>     -Modify NetBSD's pf to use altq api instead of any built-in stuff
>     -Modify NetBSD ipf to use altq api instead of whatever it's using
> now
> Am I leaving anything out?

Yes, the code :-)