Subject: Re: DAMNED Advertizers!
To: None <port-i386@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Kent Polk <>
List: port-i386
Date: 09/24/2000 03:33:31
On 23 Sep 2000 10:05:00 -0500, Aaron J. Grier wrote:
>On Fri, Sep 22, 2000 at 07:18:48PM -0400, Todd Gruhn wrote:
>> Can someone tell me a good way to stop the web ad-packets from
>>,, etc.  I am running ipf and have
>> tried dropping packets from several sources. I have also cleaned out
>> the ./.netscape/cookies file, but it only seems to make things
>> worse...
>aside from adzap and squid, you could also try junkbuster, which doesn't
>seem to have made its way to pkgsrc yet...

Now, I have next to no long-term memory, however, I see that I used
*something* to install junkbuster in the pkg path last Feb:


-r-xr-xr-x  1 root  wheel  73728 Feb 11  2000 /usr/pkg/bin/junkbuster

pkg_info: can't find package `junkbuster' installed or in a file!

Understand that I don't ever remember installing packages that are
not in the pkg collection into it... Sure junkbuster wasn't in the
pkg collection at one time? :^) Regardless of how I managed to get
it into the pkg system, I remember it was trivial to build on
Solaris, so I expect it is on netbsd.

I can highly recommend junkbuster. Especially when you want to
block the *29* ad gifs in certain pages that I've seen it block
before... (yes, you read that correctly, I've seen it block up to
29 ad gifs that were referenced in one URL request). One unintended
benefit is that my http requests load about 10 times faster with