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Re: NPF and PF
* Martin Husemann <martin%duskware.de@localhost> wrote, on 2020-12-18 05:47:
> On Fri, Dec 18, 2020 at 05:38:03AM -0600, Hector wrote:
> > * <technet%netdog.org@localhost> 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 The NetBSD version of PF is obsolete, and its use is strongly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.
Should I be concerned about how is decided what is considered relevant
Is it likely that some current PF users (like me) may have use cases
which the decision makers conclude are not relevant?
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