Why admin's do not trust daemons to do their own packet filtering (was Re: Resuming the great cleanup)

Ian Bruene ianbruene at gmail.com
Tue May 29 19:21:41 UTC 2018

On 05/29/2018 02:15 PM, Eric S. Raymond via devel wrote:
> I'm inclined to think dropping this would be a good thing.  There's a
> lot of code complexity behind that, and that bit abour interface
> commands being inoperative if you choose the wrong command-line option
> raises my shoot-self-in-foot alarm.

I've skimmed through some of the code associated with these features 
during deglobalization. It /needs/ to be cleaned up one way or another. 
Cleaning it with a scythe is all the better.

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