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Date:      Tue, 21 Aug 2001 18:41:12 -0700
From:      "Crist J. Clark" <>
To:        Alexander Langer <>
Cc:        freebsd-ipfw@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: "ipfw move oldrulenum newrulenum" revised
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <20010822014708.A11739@zerogravity.kawo2.rwth-aachen.d>; from on Wed, Aug 22, 2001 at 01:47:08AM +0200
References:  <20010822014708.A11739@zerogravity.kawo2.rwth-aachen.d>

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On Wed, Aug 22, 2001 at 01:47:08AM +0200, Alexander Langer wrote:
> Hi!
> 18 months ago I already wrote "ipfw move", but I didn't like that version.
> I now revised it.
> It adds "ipfw move oldrule newrule" stuff, done completely in userland
> (this also means, transfer stats are discarded, though I don't know
> why the kernel's add-function does this:  the values are even
> given back to the setsockopt call.).
> I also haven't yet added dummynet support, and the manpage update
> is still outstanding.
> Comments?

Seems like this is awfully trivial to script to worry about making
switch for ipfw(8),


  ipfw add "$2" `ipfw list "$1" | cut -d" " -f2-` &&
  ipfw delete "$1"

I'm sure someone could reduce it even further to a shell alias.
Crist J. Clark                 

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