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Bug#321999: ITP: vde -- virtual distributed ethernet

On Wed, Aug 10, 2005 at 12:00:07AM +0200, Renzo Davoli wrote:

> > I don't object to choice in Debian, but I am wondering why VDE has been
> > created when there are alternatives like OpenVPN, tinc and GVPE, which
> > can all tunnel Ethernet over the Internet and work like a switch as
> > well. [...]
> The projects you mentioned are wonderful and very interesting.
> THey are all tunneling tools, tailored to interconnect real machines
> in IP mode (tun) and also in tap mode if needed.
> THey are all designed for system administrators, and they have not
> specifically designed to interconnect any kind of virtual machines.

Thanks for the explanation! My initial reaction was mostly based on the
proposed package description which started with "VDE is a tool to
interconnect virtual machines over the Internet". Now I know better! I
guess I should make tinc be able to work as a dpipe for VDE :)

Met vriendelijke groet / with kind regards,
    Guus Sliepen <guus@sliepen.eu.org>

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