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Date:      Tue, 09 Jul 2002 09:53:33 +0000
From:      "S Roberts" <>
Subject:   Re: ipfw2 patches for -stable available
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Silly quesiton.., How does one recompile /sbin/ipfw?

Thanks for the update

>From: Luigi Rizzo <>
>Subject: ipfw2 patches for -stable available
>Date: Tue, 9 Jul 2002 02:32:04 -0700
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>As the subject says, the latest patches to run ipfw2 on -stable are at
>They rely on the code that I have just committed to -stable.
>Once you have patched your source tree, you need to add
>	options	IPFW2
>to your kernel config file to have the new functionality available,
>otherwise you will still use the old ipfw code.
>You also need to recompile /sbin/ipfw.
>Note that this patch *does not* handle libalias.
>(For the curious, ipfw2 is a nickname for the new firewall code
>which is in -current.  It is much faster and more flexible than the
>old one, and implements the old ipfw syntax as a subset, so your
>existing configuration files should work unmodified -- and if they
>don't, please report the rule(s) where it chokes so i can fix that).
>	cheers
>	luigi
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