Subject: Re: OpenVPN beta and port sharing
To: None <tech-net@NetBSD.org>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
Date: 05/10/2006 12:10:58
> Currently only implemented on Linux, though porting to BSDs should be
> straightforward. The reason for the non-portability is that the
> current implementation uses sendmsg and recvmsg for passing file
> descriptors between processes.
BSD has had that since...4.3BSD, I think? There is no nonportability
here unless they care about portability across the silent API change
(which is unlikely) or unless Linux does it gratuitously differently
(which is reasonably likely, actually).
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