FYI: [Openvpn-users] [Openvpn-devel] [ANNOUNCE] IPv6 payload patch

Gert Doering gert at
Sun Oct 31 22:11:54 CET 2010


On Sun, Oct 31, 2010 at 06:59:43PM +0100, Eugen Leitl wrote:
> ----- Forwarded message from Bernhard Schmidt <berni at> -----
> From: Bernhard Schmidt <berni at>
> Date: Mon, 18 Jan 2010 23:09:52 +0100

... as this mail is a *bit* old (someone messed up their fetchmail 
config today and re-cycled half a year's worth of mailing list
articles...), some information is no longer correct:

> The patch (on stock upstream OpenVPN) and some rough documentation can
> be found at . 

This is still correct.

> We are also
> maintaining the code in git to ease development. There are a public
> git-repository on my personal git server
> git:// with the following branches:
> * upstream (fetched from stock
>   branch, which again comes from git-svn from the OpenVPN repository)
> * jjo-ipv6 (fetched again from jjo master branch, which is upstream 
>   with the additional patches for IPv6 _transport_ (not related to this
>   project)
> * gert-ipv6 (upstream + gert's patches for IPv6 payload)

... but this is no longer actively maintained, as the ipv6 payload branch
is now in the main OpenVPN "testing" git (on sourceforge).

> So what's left to do? Windows support for IPv6 is completely
> unimplemented at the moment, that part of the code would love to see
> someone familiar with the platform. 

Done by now :-)

Gert Doering
        -- NetMaster
did you enable IPv6 on something today...?

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