[PATCH] Warn people that ipchains and ipfwadm are going away.

Richard B. Johnson root at chaos.analogic.com
Wed Sep 22 13:36:47 CEST 2004


On Wed, 22 Sep 2004, Rusty Russell wrote:

> On Tue, 2004-09-21 at 22:36, Marc Ballarin wrote:
> > On Tue, 21 Sep 2004 09:09:02 +1000
> > "Rusty Russell (IBM)" <rusty at au1.ibm.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Name: Warn that ipchains and ipfwadm are going away
> > > Status: Trivial
> > > Signed-off-by: Rusty Russell <rusty at rustcorp.com.au>
> >
> > Isn't a compile-time warning a bit "soft"? Especially when compilation of
> > a kernel easily produces > 100 warnings, as it does right now.
>
> Sure, but you have to start somewhere.  Next step will be #error.  Then
> finally remove the whole thing (I don't want to remove the whole thing
> to start with, since that would create a silent failure).
>
> Cheers,
> Rusty.
> --

What replaces the firewall stuff? It can't just "go away"!

Cheers,
Dick Johnson
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