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Re: NPF and PF

On Fri, Dec 18, 2020 at 05:38:03AM -0600, Hector wrote:
> * <> wrote, on 2020-12-15 22:41:
> > A couple of years ago this bold note was added at the top of pf(4) man page:
> >
> >   The NetBSD version of PF is obsolete, and its use is strongly
> >   discouraged.  Use npf(7) instead.
> Why is use of PF strongly discouraged?

Basically what the note says: the verison of PF in the NetBSD tree is 
*ancient* and unmaintained.

> Are there plans or thoughts to remove it from NetBSD?

Yes - as soon as npf(7) is considered to be mature enough to cover the
relevant use cases, both ipf and pf will be removed.


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