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Date:      Wed, 31 Dec 2003 11:27:16 -0800
From:      Will Prater <lists-wp@mercurycloud.net>
To:        fbsd_user@a1poweruser.com
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: ipf / pf availability in 4.9
Message-ID:  <57E9F492-3BC7-11D8-98F0-000A95DBBE34@mercurycloud.net>
In-Reply-To: <MIEPLLIBMLEEABPDBIEGGEJJFCAA.fbsd_user@a1poweruser.com>
References:  <MIEPLLIBMLEEABPDBIEGGEJJFCAA.fbsd_user@a1poweruser.com>

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On Dec 31, 2003, at 5:12 AM, fbsd_user wrote:

> The post you are replying to tells you pf has been ported to FBSD.

Yes, and my question was how to get a port to 4.9. I am aware of the 
port being available for 5.0, 5.1.

I would like to know if anyone has gotten it to run on 4.9 and what 
patches were necessary.

Thanks


> All you had to do is go look for it in the port collection your
> self,
> here is the direct link.
>
> http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/ports.cgi?query=pf&stype=all&release=5.1-
> CURRENT%2Fi386
>
>
> pf_freebsd-2.00_1
> OpenBSD pf as a kldmodule
> Maintained by: max@love2party.net
> Also listed in: ipv6
> Description : Sources : Package : Changes : Download
>
>
> http://pf4freebsd.love2party.net/index.html
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions@freebsd.org]On Behalf Of Will Prater
> Sent: Wednesday, December 31, 2003 2:59 AM
> To: questions@freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: ipf / pf availability in 4.9
>
> List,
>
> Anyone know if there is a way to get PF to port to FreeBSD 4.9?
>
> Thanks
>
>
> On Dec 30, 2003, at 7:26 PM, fbsd_user wrote:
>
>> PF has been just ported to FBSD. I don't know if ipf & pf have a
>> common code background, but I do know pf & ipf have totally
>> different rule processing logic though the rules do look some what
>> common. When it comes to using variables on the rule set, that is
>> just the normal function of shell processing. Ipfw, ipf, and pf
> can
>> all be buried inside of an shell script and perform variable
>> substitution.
>> In FBSD the rc.conf statement for pointing to the directory
> location
>> of the ipf rules can not process a script. You just point that
>> rc.conf statement to an empty file just to get the system up. Then
>> you have script in the startup application directory that executes
>> to load the ipf rules.  Works great.
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: owner-freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
>> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions@freebsd.org]On Behalf Of
>> j.l@telus.net
>> Sent: Tuesday, December 30, 2003 7:35 PM
>> To: questions@FreeBSD.org
>> Subject: ipf / pf
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> Here's a question that might seem trivial:
>>
>> What's the relationship between the freebsd ipf and the openbsd
> pf?
>> Are they
>> the same thing, or are they separately developed branches of a
>> common
>> codebase?  Or maybe they are totally different.  I ask this
> because
>> I was
>> looking around for guides for ipf.rules, and some of the openbsd
> pf
>> examples
>> look similar, but some command syntax are different.  The openbsd
>> pf.conf
>> example had the ability to define variables of ip addresses,
>> interface names,
>> etc, but it doesn't seem to work with ipf.rules.  Is there any way
>> to define
>> variables in ipf.rules?
>>
>> please cc me in your responses cause I'm not subscribed to the
> list
>>
>> thanks so much
>> jonathan
>>
>>
>>
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> --will
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