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Re: Intent to package: ippfvsadm

At 19:17 -0700 1998-09-12, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
>Why did the changes in Linux 2.1 require ipchains to be written,
>instead of ipfwadm just updated?

The IP firewall/filtering code was completely rewritten to create IP
Firewall Chains. The ipchains tool itself is based on ipfwadm, however (it
certainly warranted a name change since the interface is radically
Joel Klecker (aka Espy)
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   Debian GNU/Linux user/developer on i386 and powerpc.
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