BPF-based packet filtering framework
bpfilter is a daemon and shared library aiming to translate packets filtering rules into BPF programs.
Build from sources
bpfilter requires an up-to-date system running Linux 6.4+ and
libbpf 1.2+. Build dependencies are the following on Fedora 38:
sudo dnf install -y \ cmake libbpf-devel \ libcmocka-devel clang-tools-extra lcov \ doxygen python3-sphinx python3-breathe python3-furo pkgconf
Run from the source directory:
# Build bpfilter and libbpfilter cmake -S . -B build make -C build -j # Run unit tests make -C build test
bpfilter daemon will be in
libbpfilter.so will be in
bpfilter is GPLv2 licensed, as found in the COPYING file.
bpfilter was originally developed by Dmitrii Banshchikov as a Linux kernel usermode helper.