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Re: 2 questions regarding PF

From: "Justin C. Sherrill" <justin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 2 Nov 2010 19:37:32 -0400

On Tue, November 2, 2010 7:28 pm, PrzemysÅ?aw PaweÅ?czyk wrote:
> Hi,
> 1. Why PF 4.2 not 4.7 or 4.8?
> OpenBSD page http://www.openbsd.org/faq/pf/index.html
> has one important remark bolded: "In particular, there are
> significant differences between 4.6 and 4.7."
> Doeas it mean that I would have to learn something rather
> old - how to use PF 4.2 instead of PF 4.7/4.8. Right?

Jan Lentfer has been working on upgrading pf - he's gotten us to the
present state with a good deal of effort, so I anticipate pf will soon
match the released version.  I'm not defining "soon" that exactly.

> 2. But support for the PF 4.2 is sorta "soft" (weak), as well.
> I wasn't able to find PF 4.2 doc files on DF BSD WWW.
> I'd like to see them in the form of OpenBSD's "PF: The
> OpenBSD Packet Filter" (http://www.openbsd.org/faq/pf/index.html)

Why not read that instead?  It's right from the source.

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