Subject: Re: misc/13178: ipfilter IPv6 support compilation instructions are difficult to find
To: None <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 06/12/2001 21:41:04
On Tue, Jun 12, 2001 at 08:35:42AM -0700, wrote:
> >Description:
> I can't find instructions on how to turn on the IPv6 support to
> ipfilter. I have been looking at Makefiles, man pages, NetBSD HOWTOs,
> but no help. It should be a little bit easier... I tried to edit
> the src/dist/ipf/Makefile and src/usr.sbin/ipf/Makefile but it 
> seems to make no difference. I also tried to make it default to
> "block all", but it won't change from "pass all" either. It seems
> that "ipf -6" command works, and the rules are loaded, but it doesn't
> work even when the only rules are "block in quick all" and "block
> out quick all". I can still ping the machine...
> >How-To-Repeat:
> Add IPv6 into kernel, add /etc/ipf6.conf whatever rules you like and
> see that it does not make any difference.

I think ipfilter doens't work in the 1.5 branch; and from a recent PR it seems
it's even not there in -current.
Darren or Itojun could confirm this

Manuel Bouyer <>