[talk] m0n0wall project ending
bcallah at devio.us
Tue Feb 17 22:08:24 EST 2015
On 02/17/15 22:01, Isaac (.ike) Levy wrote:
> On 02/15/15 14:19, Brian Callahan wrote:
>> BSD Now has had some coverage of OPNsense recently. I think they
>> interviewed one of the project members. Worth checking out if you have
>> some time.
> Interesting, watched the video with one of the core developers, Ad
> - Their background is not *BSD, they were building/selling Linux
> appliances ( http://www.deciso.com/ )
Franco Fichtner, a DFly dev, is on the OPNsense team.
> - Their company built various appliances based on FreeNAS et. al.
> - They want this project to start, and continue, completely Openly.
> TECH OBJECTIVES:
> - Plans to leverage pkg installs from FreeBSD pkg(1)
> - Working hard to decouple- stated aim appears to be tracking FreeBSD
> closer (10.1 is target, pfSense specific bits prevent this right now)
> - No opposition to porting the work to OpenBSD, (but they won't
> probably be doing that themselves)
> - Re-factoring the code completely, feature by feature
> - built new framework under the front end to manage actual bits
> PROJECT FLAVOR:
> - Looking for involvement- documentation, testing, etc...
> - Forum, email lists, github
> - Doing Ubuntu "funny naming" for releases
> - "Version numbers say nothing to clients"
> When asked "What's the future of the project?"
> "Lets see what happens in 6 months, to see if we're still here with a
> functioning project :)"
> At the least, a very interesting start.
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