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Re: what happened to freeswan?

On Tue, Jul 15, 2003 at 11:28:30PM +0200, martin f krafft wrote:
> also sprach Mike Fedyk <mfedyk@matchmail.com> [2003.07.15.2304 +0200]:
> > Unfortunately, what they are doing to keep the possibility of the
> > US government trying to take action against them, has caused the
> > mainline kernel developers to refuse to include their work in the
> > mainline kernel.
> I haven't followed this at all. Is there a comprehensive link?

If you read the mailing list you'll see many flame wars about this.  Also,
it was mentioned on LKML before the competing IPsec was merged too.

> > I'm going to be using freeswan for a while also, but I'm going to
> > be helping to test 2.6-test ipsec to make sure it will be useful
> > at 2.6.0. :)
> Of course I will do the same. I am interested in using "native"
> stuff whereever possible. However, primarily I need functionality,
> and FreeS/WAN has been providing that. I will and am already testing
> 2.6 IPsec on test boxes, what I meant is that it will take a while
> before I entrust my infrastructure to it.
> PS: Please respect Mail-Followup-To. I don't want CCs on mailing
> list posts.

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With this, it never bothers me.  But yes I'll press "L" instead.

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