[Openswan dev] Debian package of Openswan

Rene Mayrhofer rene.mayrhofer at gibraltar.at
Tue Mar 2 13:45:16 CET 2004

Hi Paul,

Thanks for the quick answer,

Paul Wouters wrote:
> It should be a fairly simple swap-in replacement. The only issue you need to
> be careful of is the kernel code. If you plan to include KLIPS, then you need
> to ensure this doesn't bite with the 2.6 native code. This problem will be
> mostly tackled in the last freeswan (2.06) release. Perhaps you want to check
> out the release candidate there, or wait a few days for openswan to pick up the
> code themselves.
I think I'll wait a few days - could you drop me a line when the KLIPS 
parts is expected to work with 2.6 kernels ?

> Also be aware setkey is needed for openswan to work with the 2.6 native stack.
That's the same for freeswan. Is openswan currently expected to work out 
of the box with a recent 2.6 kernel ? freeswan has some hangups with 2.6.3.

> Feel free to contact me with questions about the packaging.
Ok, thanks.

best regards,

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