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Date:      Sun, 1 Feb 2009 21:41:19 -0600
From:      Dan Nelson <dnelson@allantgroup.com>
To:        Brett Glass <brett@lariat.net>
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: IPFW in-kernel NAT: How to compile?
Message-ID:  <20090202034118.GI75802@dan.emsphone.com>
In-Reply-To: <200902020112.SAA00512@lariat.net>
References:  <200902012207.PAA29008@lariat.net> <20090202004344.GH75802@dan.emsphone.com> <200902020112.SAA00512@lariat.net>

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In the last episode (Feb 01), Brett Glass said:
> At 05:43 PM 2/1/2009, Dan Nelson wrote:
> 
> >Do you have "options LIBALIAS" in your kernel config?
> 
> Nope. There was nothing that said that such an option was needed 
> (or even that it existed). I did find it, via a recursive grep, in 
> a file labeled "NOTES" a couple of levels up in the directory 
> hierarchy. I'm trying a compile now to see if that's all that's 
> needed to fix the problem.
> 
> It looks as if there's no longer one easy place to find out how to 
> configure a kernel. The options used to all be in a LINT file that 
> was present in the configuration directory.... No more.

LINT was removed back in 2000 and replaced with NOTES, since that better
describes what it's really used for.  IPFIREWALL_NAT and LIBALIAS should
additionally be documented in ipfw(4) imho.

-- 
	Dan Nelson
	dnelson@allantgroup.com



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