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 From:  Marko Vukovic <marko at aquamanta dot co dot za>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] If you use linux before.... why m0n0 now? (Topic fork - Development)
 Date:  Mon, 31 Oct 2005 21:08:34 +0200
Lee Sharp wrote:
> From: "Chris Taylor" <chris at x dash bb dot org>
> 
>> The only thing that saddens me a touch is the requirement for some 
>> kind of BSD setup to develop for it. I run a couple of Linux servers 
>> here and have no real desire to switch to BSD and learn all about it 
>> etc, so I can't really contribute code :( I'd love to have a poke 
>> about with m0n0's innards but, at present, it's just not practical for 
>> me to do so.
> 
> I so agree.  I mean since most of m0n0wall is actually just text files, 
> I should be able to unpack and modify quite a bit from a Windows box, or 
> any other system.  You should only need a full system to compile 
> binaries. Unfortunately, I do not know enough about it to know why this 
> hasn't been done, or if it could be done.  Or at least, I don't know 
> enough, YET. :-)

Well, one can do some limited fiddling with the interface: 
http://doc.m0n0.ch/dev/#id2594002