[PATCH] Warn people that ipchains and ipfwadm are going away.
ak at muc.de
Wed Sep 22 14:15:58 CEST 2004
Martin Josefsson <gandalf at wlug.westbo.se> writes:
> On Wed, 22 Sep 2004, Richard B. Johnson wrote:
>> > 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"!
> Ever heard of iptables?
Except that it doesn't have usable 32bit emulation on x86-64.
32bit userland on x86-64 kernel cannot use iptables, they have
to use ipchains.
I would ask for to not drop ipchains until this is fixed.
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