Text-based IPC for Userspace Implementations

Daniel Kahn Gillmor dkg at fifthhorseman.net
Thu May 18 20:04:38 CEST 2017

On Thu 2017-05-18 18:46:42 +0200, Manuel Schölling wrote:
> On Wed, 2017-05-17 at 16:08 +0200, Jason A. Donenfeld wrote:
>> Hi Manuel,
>> On Wed, May 17, 2017 at 4:04 PM, Manuel Schölling
>> <manuel.schoelling at gmx.de> wrote:
>> > Great to hear that wireguard gets a nice IPC interface.
>> > Do you already know when this is about to land in the wireguard
>> > releases/repos?
>> When Trevor wakes up today and publishes rev32b of Noise, I'm
>> planning
>> on releasing a snapshot of WireGuard seconds after. Currently 7am on
>> the pacific coast...
> I am a bit confused: I updated to 0.0.20170517 on Debian, but no
> /run/wireguard/ or /var/run/wireguard/ exists.
> Then I checked the source code and apparently only the wireguard-tools
> support the new socket IPC interface but the kernel module does not.
> Is that observation correct?

yes!  the subject line is "for Userspace Implementations" , so i think
they're not relevant for kernel implementations :)


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