Openswan on Ubuntu 16.04
leroy at datavoiceint.com
Wed Oct 25 16:38:48 UTC 2017
Thank you! You not only answered my question but showed me how to answer similar questions in the future - much appreciated.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dimitri John Ledkov" <xnox at ubuntu.com>
To: "Leroy Tennison" <leroy at datavoiceint.com>
Cc: "ubuntu-server" <ubuntu-server at lists.ubuntu.com>
Sent: Wednesday, October 25, 2017 11:20:40 AM
Subject: Re: Openswan on Ubuntu 16.04
On 25 October 2017 at 17:05, Leroy Tennison <leroy at datavoiceint.com> wrote:
> Was it dropped in favor of strongswan (can't find openswan on 16.04, used it
> on 14.04)? I've searched the web but can't find anything about it. If it
> was dropped, wondering why? Thank's, don't need a detailed explanation,
> just confirmation it was dropped and maybe a brief "why".
* I went to https://pad.lv/u/openswan
Which is a redirect to https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/openswan
* Top right corner View Full publishing history
* Ctrl-F search for deleted and expand the entries, i.e. top one:
Removal requested on 2014-07-04.
Deleted on 2014-07-04 by Colin Watson
(From Debian) RoQA; unmaintained, RC-buggy; Debian bug #736557
Published on 2014-04-23
Copied from debian sid in Primary Archive for Debian GNU/Linux
.... "Alternatives exist (e.g. strongswan)"
* back to -> https://pad.lv/u/strongswan
notice how it is available since at least precise 12.04 LTS in
universe, and since 14.04 LTS in main.
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