Subject: Re: RFC 2385
To: David Maxwell , Andrew Brown <>
From: Matt Thomas <>
List: tech-net
Date: 05/31/2003 11:58:31
At 09:39 AM 5/31/2003, David Maxwell wrote:
>On Sat, May 31, 2003 at 10:29:25AM -0400, Andrew Brown wrote:
> > >I don't see any support for RFC 2385 in our kernel.  Has anyone done
> > >it, or tried it?  I'd be interested in hearing about either; I may try
> > >to hack it in there myself someday if no implementations exist....
> >
> > it's early in the morning for me and the coffee isn't ready yet, so my
> > brain isn't willing to help my very much.  can you tell me what this
> > does that ipsec doesn't do and/or what problem is solves that ipsec
> > does not?
>It's part of the BGP spec - as an optional configuration on connections
>to peers, so it's useful for running a BGP router on NetBSD.
>I know a couple of developers have implemented it for their daytime
>jobs, but the code didn't make it back into the tree (mostly time issue,
>also maybe some intprop ownership issues, I think).

Nope.  The persons with the changes just haven't gotten to comitting

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