Re: NetBSD ipfilter stateful??

From: Joe Shaw (
Date: 07/26/01

Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2001 15:53:19 -0500 (CDT)
From: Joe Shaw <>
To: Christian Jean <>
Subject: Re: NetBSD ipfilter stateful??
Message-ID: <>

On Wed, 25 Jul 2001, Christian Jean wrote:

> Also don't forget to check IPFilter license because there was some problem with it
> a couple of months ago, especially if you intend to modify the code of IPFilter.

The current license for IPFilter 3.4.19 has an almost BSD-like license
that now includes the right to modify:

"Redistribution and use, with or without modification, in source and
binary forms, are permitted provided that this notice is preserved in its
entirity and due credit is given to the original author and the

Of course, then he takes a jab at the GPL and makes it completely
incompatible with the BSD license by adding this bit:

"The contents of this package may not be placed under the GPL or any
other licence which requires you to give up your rights."

Joseph W. Shaw II
Network Security Specialist/CCNA
Unemployed.  Will hack for food.  God Bless.
Apparently I'm overqualified but undereducated to be employed.

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