[Openswan dev] 2.6 KLIPS support?
ken at xelerance.com
Thu May 13 23:05:48 CEST 2004
On Thu, 13 May 2004, Michael Richardson wrote:
> >>>>> "Nate" == Nate Carlson <natecars at natecarlson.com> writes:
> Nate> I see FreeS/WAN 2.06 is out (as of 4/22), and supports KLIPS
> Nate> on the 2.6 kernel.
> Note it does not support independant module compilation on 2.6.
> (You have to patch it into the kernel source)
> Nate> Has any headway been made to port this code into Openswan yet,
> Nate> or is it going to wait until after 2.1.2 is out? It'd be
> Nate> really nice to have that feature in 2.1.2.
> No, this won't be there until 2.3.
> When this will occur depends upon resources.
> the 2.6 support for FS, which I did, involved reognizing source code,
> not doing anything to it. So, there are no "patches" per-se, other than
> to the Makefile. Starting from 2.06 won't get you anything useful -
> i.e. no AES, no NAT-T, etc.
> so, we are waiting until we have all of those things sorted out before
> moving any of the source code around to accomodate 2.6 compilation.
Btw, http://www.openswan.org/development/roadmap.php has a usually
up-to-date (having said that, I need to update it) roadmap.
I'm curious as to why people all of a sudden want KLIPS, when everyone
used to complain about how much it 'sucked' compared to XYZ
Ken Bantoft VP Business Development
ken at xelerance.com Xelerance Corporation
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