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 From:  Justin Ellison <justin at techadvise dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall dash dev at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall-dev] The future
 Date:  Thu, 13 Oct 2005 14:04:10 -0500
On Thu, 2005-10-13 at 13:24 -0500, Leonard Nielsen wrote:
> Is there any chance 
> of retaining the ability to define latency and packet loss like we can with 
> IPfilter and Dummynet or is this the end of that road? Does anyone think 
> they can port Dummynet type functionality to these newer modules?

Good point - everybody knows the benefits of PF, but there are some
losses.  Since it seems that everyone agrees that m0n0 should go to PF,
it couldn't hurt to begin building a list of 'gotchas'.  Besides the
above point, last I knew PF couldn't:

1)  Filter based on packet size - The small packet rules will have to be
re-written in the shaper wizard.

2)  Do source or destination masking - I know of no way to acheive the
masking with PF that you can with Dummynet

Anyone care to add or correct items on the list?