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Re: merging forwarding & packet filtering?

On Feb 18, 2011, at 9:43 AM, David Young wrote:
> It seems to me that if packet filters are already making up for the
> forwarding table's shortcomings, and if their pace of development,
> speed, suitability for SMP (thinking of NPF here), and versatility
> outmatches the forwarding table, we will save ourselves a lot of effort
> to refurbish forwarding by rolling the forwarding/filtering functions
> into one subsystem.

Sounds like a fine idea.  (It reminds me of FreeBSD's netgraph....)


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