[Openswan Users] openswan 2.6.33 w/ kernel error about in6_addr inside addrconf.h

David McCullough david_mccullough at mcafee.com
Sun Feb 27 17:20:04 EST 2011

Jivin Paul Wouters lays it down ...
> On Wed, 23 Feb 2011, Yannick Koehler wrote:
> > I was able to successfully compile a kernel 2.6 with openswan 2.6.33, and
> > following the suggestion from Paul Wouters, I linked the
> > include/linux/pfkeyv2.h to the openswan version and the compilation went
> > further.
> > 
> > It now stops at the missing definition of in6_addr inside addrconf.h,
> > would anyone know of the proper solution to apply?
> That might be a difference between linux 2.4.x and 2.6.x kernels. If you
> don't need IPv6, simply remove the define for CONFIG_KLIPS_IPV6 from
> openswan-2.6.33/linux/include/openswan/ipsec_kversion.h
> If you do want ipv6, you should look in the kernel and see
> where it is defined, and include that (in say openswan.h)

Pretty certain I made the decided that IPv6 and 2.4 wasn't going to happen
any time soon, so expect some pain if you try and make it work ;-)


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