WG interface to ipv4
Golden_Miller83 at protonmail.ch
Mon May 7 10:41:53 CEST 2018
On May 7, 2018 10:24 AM, ѽ҉ᶬḳ℠ <vtol at gmx.net> wrote:
> > SSH is different for two reasons: It runs over TCP, and it runs in
> > userspace.
> > Secondly, because SSH runs in userspace, a lot of the processing (such
> > as the TCP handshake) is done by the kernel on the application's behalf.
> > So the only way the application has of telling the kernel not to do
> > this, is by setting the listen address. Wireguard lives directly in the
> > kernel and so can perform the authentication directly after receiving
> > the packet, without suffering a context switch to userspace.
> > -Toke
> Perhaps worth noting this WG app (TunSafe) for WIN "runs as a user-mode
> application and does not run inside of the kernel"
That's unfortunate example :)
It's closed source, unaffiliated and was recommended against several times
here and on IRC. Pointing to go and rust implementations which are being
worked on will be much better.
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