WireGuard in systemd-networkd

Stefan Tatschner rumpelsepp at sevenbyte.org
Thu Jan 11 07:37:49 CET 2018


Thanks all for the amazing work here, I am really impressed.

On Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 11:30 PM, Daniel Kahn Gillmor
<dkg at fifthhorseman.net> wrote:
> On Wed 2018-01-10 09:50:39 +0100, Matthias Urlichs wrote:
>> I would also create a virtual "wireguard" package that directly depends
>> on wireguard-dkms and wireguard-tools (and Recommends:
>> networkmanager-wireguard, as soon as that exists). Then, simply instruct
>> the user to install that.

Is it really neccessary to recommend an additional tool in the
package? Wireguard can already be integrated in debian's native
network configuration via /etc/network/interfaces:

I just do

  # ifup wg0
  # ifdown wg0

and it's fine.


> This is a good idea, thanks!  As an aside, if anyone wants to suggest
> packaging improvements like this, a bug report to the debian BTS is
> probably the easiest way to go.
> As for the dependencies related to systemd-networkd, the discussion here
> makes me think we're better off just sticking with the status quo
> (option 0), so i'll do that unless i hear a really compelling argument
> to do anything else.
>      --dkg

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