Subject: Re: pf for NetBSD
To: Joel Wilsson <>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <>
List: tech-net
Date: 11/06/2002 11:15:33
I wonder what is exactly advantage of 'pf' over 'ipf'. Perhaps you
could summarize differencies?


Joel Wilsson wrote:
>   Attached is a tar-ball that contains a patch and the new files pf
> needs. It uses the pfil_hook feature under NetBSD, so the changes to
> the existing code are fairly small (the only big one is breaking out
> the ip fragmentation code to a separate function, ip_fragment).
> I couldn't get NAT to work, but that could be my fault. Everything
> else seems to work, but I haven't had time to test it all that much.
> Copy it to src/, untar, apply the patch, and build world.
> Please let me know if it works or not.

Jaromir Dolecek <>  
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