WireGuard landed in net-next; plans for Ubuntu 20.04?
sultan.alsawaf at canonical.com
Mon Dec 9 16:49:59 UTC 2019
On Mon, Dec 09, 2019 at 01:37:46PM +0100, Jason A. Donenfeld wrote:
> Hey Ubunkernel folks,
> (and in particular Andy and Sultan who know WireGuard development well),
> WireGuard landed in DaveM's net-next tree this morning ,
> which means it's slated to be included in 5.6. At the same time, I
> understand that Ubuntu 20.04 will ship with 5.4 or 5.5, if I'm not
> From brief IRC discussions, I'm under the impression there's _maybe_
> some interest to have WireGuard properly in Ubuntu's kernel for 20.04.
> I'm happy to do the work to help make this happen.
> I'm also willing and able to backport this to any other Ubuntu kernels
> that you think would be relevant.
> If this sounds appealing, would you send me a list of git repos you'd
> like WireGuard backported to, and I'll send a patch for each one?
>  https://lkml.org/lkml/2019/12/8/257
>  https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/netdev/net-next.git/commit/?id=e7096c131e5161fa3b8e52a650d7719d2857adfd
>  https://lists.zx2c4.com/pipermail/wireguard/2019-December/004704.html
>  https://lists.zx2c4.com/pipermail/wireguard/2019-December/004711.html
Thanks for reaching out. I'll consult with the team and let you know what we
have in mind with regards to what we want to do with this.
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