[Openswan dev] openswan-2.6.24rc1 released

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Sat Oct 24 01:22:47 EDT 2009

I have released a pre-release of openswan. Please test!


This release fixes the famous bug #1004

People who are still running openswan 2.4.x because they use l2tp
should try this release.


* Give clear warning about missing defaultroute [Tuomo]
* Fix to allow ";" in the ike/esp parameters as per man page. [Avesh]
* Fix for DPD with NETKEY [Frank Eberle]
* Make initscript LSB compliant [Avesh]
* Update ipsec_setup man page to match setup changes [Tuomo]
* Zeroize ISAKMP and IPsec SA's when in FIPS mode [Avesh]
* Bugtracker bugs fixed:
    #1004: L2TP broken with NAT'ed clients [dhr/Tuomo/Paul]
    #1055: init script hangs on startup with semi-broken shells [Michael Smith]
           (eg busybox and debian's new default /bin/dash shell)
    #1067: openswan fails on systems not supporting popen() [Jonathan Miller]

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