[ANNOUNCE] WireGuardKit for iOS and macOS Released

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Thu Dec 17 09:31:21 CET 2020

That's really cool, thank you!


> Jason A. Donenfeld <jason at zx2c4.com> hat am 15.12.2020 17:06 geschrieben:
> Hi folks,
> For the last several weeks, Andrej from Mullvad has been working hard
> at modularizing the wireguard-apple repository, which contains the
> code we use to build WireGuard for macOS and WireGuard for iOS. The
> end result is WireGuardKit, an open source Swift PM package that
> anybody can use to easily build macOS and iOS applications that
> incorporate WireGuard tunnels. Instructions on usage are available
> here:
> https://git.zx2c4.com/wireguard-apple/about/#wireguardkit-integration
> Users of WireGuardKit will be able to instantiate a WireGuardAdapter
> inside of their PacketTunnelProvider network extension. The one that
> ships with WireGuard for macOS and iOS should serve as a simple
> reference of ~125 lines of boiler plate code:
> https://git.zx2c4.com/wireguard-apple/tree/Sources/WireGuardNetworkExtension/PacketTunnelProvider.swift
> All of the heavy lifting has moved into the WireGuardKit, so that
> application writers do not need to concern themselves with low-level
> networking details.
> In general, the WireGuardKit project has been a great example of
> positive collaboration between the WireGuard open source project and
> an industry stakeholder. As Mullvad's mobile apps depend on WireGuard,
> putting the development time into improving our upstream code so that
> their downstream code can more easily consume it, as well as
> contributing fixes and improvements in their downstream code back
> upstream, not only makes things easier for Mullvad, but also brings
> shared improvements to everyone else across the WireGuard ecosystem.
> As more developers begin to use WireGuardKit, we're very interested to
> hear feedback, particularly about missing features or APIs that might
> be useful.
> Enjoy!
> Jason
> PS: Today we've also sent new versions of the WireGuard app up to the
> App Store approval process for iOS and macOS, with a bunch of
> performance improvements and also support for Apple Silicon. Who knows
> how long it will take for Apple to approve it -- we've experienced
> wait times between 1 day and over 1 month -- but keep your eyes peeled
> for the update.

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