[Openswan Users] Installing Openswan 2.3.0 on Suse 9.1

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Fri Feb 18 14:43:40 CET 2005

On Fri, 18 Feb 2005 t.henneberger at hcs-computer.de wrote:

> I downloaded the 2.3.0 rpm, but can't install it with ./rpm -i openswan-2.3.0-1suse9x
> because I have failed dependencies, namely ipsec-tools and libgmp.so.3 missing.

> The newest ipsec-tools for Suse (as rpm) are 0.3, but I don't want to use such an
> old version (x.509 security problem). I found the 0.5 version on the ipsec-tools homepage,
> but they have no rpm, only sources.

> My question is:
> a) Do I need the Ipsec-Tools?


> b) How do I install this source? I tried building an rpm with the source, but failed ;(

if rpmbuilding fails, then just compile from source and install that, and
use rpm -Uhv --nodeps to install the openswan rpm.



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