[ANNOUNCE] WireGuard 1.0.0 for Linux 5.6 Released
eric at ericlight.com
Mon Mar 30 04:20:15 CEST 2020
Oh, Jason, that is outstanding news! Congratulations to you and the whole team of people who have contributed - be it developing, blog posts, or financially.
Well done, you lot!
Q: Why is this email five sentences or less?
On Mon, 30 Mar 2020, at 15:16, Jason A. Donenfeld wrote:
> Hi folks,
> Earlier this evening, Linus released  Linus 5.6, which contains our
> first release of WireGuard. This is quite exciting. It means that
> kernels from here on out will have WireGuard built-in by default. And
> for those of you who were scared away prior by the "dOnT uSe tHiS
> k0de!!1!" warnings everywhere, you now have something more stable to
> work with.
> The last several weeks of 5.6 development and stabilization have been
> exciting, with our codebase undergoing a quick security audit , and
> some real headway in terms of getting into distributions.
> We'll also continue to maintain our wireguard-linux-compat 
> backports repo for older kernels. On the backports front, WireGuard
> was backported to Ubuntu 20.04 (via wireguard-linux-compat)  and
> Debian Buster (via a real backport to 5.5.y) . I'm also maintaining
> real backports, not via the compat layer, to 5.4.y  and 5.5.y ,
> and we'll see where those wind up; 5.4.y is an LTS release.
> Meanwhile, the usual up-to-date distributions like Arch, Gentoo, and
> Fedora 32 will be getting WireGuard automatically by virtue of having
> 5.6, and I expect these to increase in number over time.
>  https://git.zx2c4.com/wireguard-linux-compat/
>  https://git.zx2c4.com/wireguard-linux/log/?h=backport-5.4.y
>  https://git.zx2c4.com/wireguard-linux/log/?h=backport-5.5.y
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