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Re: NPF and PF

On Tue, Dec 15, 2020 at 10:40:46PM -0600, Hector wrote:
> My use cases depend on PF.  NPF is incapable of doing some things which
> I currently do with PF.  If there are any plans or thoughts to remove PF
> from NetBSD, I would be greatly concerned. In fact, I would like to see
> PF be maintained so it is not considered "obsolete". I might be able
> to work on this, if I were given some guidance.

I think you are severely underestimating the amount of work updating PF
involves. Yes, there are known shortcomings in NPF, but changes are
extremely high that fixing them is at least an order of magnitude less
work. That's not even including the work of keeping it up-to-date.


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