Will UFW support nftables?

Now that many distros are slowly moving to nftables, will ufw add support for it?


I guess that there won’t be any scary networking changes before the LTS. But I wonder if there is some kind of UFW Roadmap as well.

I am no networking expert by any means, but it could be that all old iptables rules get translated to nftables rules within the recent Linux kernels. Thus UFW would use nftables already indirectly. Maybe someone can chime in and clarify…

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This might’ve been answered already elsewhere and I’m sure after all this time it’s been pretty much discovered that ufw does still work with systems using nftables.

I found this bug report in launchpad for ufw for some details about the prospect…