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From: "Eric Light" <eric@ericlight.com>
To: wireguard@lists.zx2c4.com
Subject: Re: [ANNOUNCE] WireGuard 1.0.0 for Linux 5.6 Released
Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 15:20:15 +1300
Message-ID: <7a0b9f59-0f17-4f7a-a174-272955706b2e@www.fastmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAHmME9qOpDeraWo5rM31EWQW574KEduRBTL-+0A2ZyqBNDeYkg@mail.gmail.com>

Oh, Jason, that is outstanding news!  Congratulations to you and the whole team of people who have contributed - be it developing, blog posts, or financially.  

Well done, you lot!


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On Mon, 30 Mar 2020, at 15:16, Jason A. Donenfeld wrote:
> Hi folks,
> Earlier this evening, Linus released [1] Linus 5.6, which contains our
> first release of WireGuard. This is quite exciting. It means that
> kernels from here on out will have WireGuard built-in by default. And
> for those of you who were scared away prior by the "dOnT uSe tHiS
> k0de!!1!" warnings everywhere, you now have something more stable to
> work with.
> The last several weeks of 5.6 development and stabilization have been
> exciting, with our codebase undergoing a quick security audit [3], and
> some real headway in terms of getting into distributions.
> We'll also continue to maintain our wireguard-linux-compat [2]
> backports repo for older kernels. On the backports front, WireGuard
> was backported to Ubuntu 20.04 (via wireguard-linux-compat) [4] and
> Debian Buster (via a real backport to 5.5.y) [5]. I'm also maintaining
> real backports, not via the compat layer, to 5.4.y [6] and 5.5.y [7],
> and we'll see where those wind up; 5.4.y is an LTS release.
> Meanwhile, the usual up-to-date distributions like Arch, Gentoo, and
> Fedora 32 will be getting WireGuard automatically by virtue of having
> 5.6, and I expect these to increase in number over time.
> Enjoy!
> Jason
> [1] 
> https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/CAHk-=wi9ZT7Stg-uSpX0UWQzam6OP9Jzz6Xu1CkYu1cicpD5OA@mail.gmail.com/
> [2] https://git.zx2c4.com/wireguard-linux-compat/
> [3] 
> https://lore.kernel.org/netdev/20200319003047.113501-1-Jason@zx2c4.com/
> [4] 
> https://git.launchpad.net/~ubuntu-kernel/ubuntu/+source/linux/+git/focal/tree/debian/dkms-versions?h=master-next
> [5] 
> https://salsa.debian.org/kernel-team/linux/-/tree/master/debian%2Fpatches%2Ffeatures%2Fall%2Fwireguard
> [6] https://git.zx2c4.com/wireguard-linux/log/?h=backport-5.4.y
> [7] https://git.zx2c4.com/wireguard-linux/log/?h=backport-5.5.y

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Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-03-30  2:16 Jason A. Donenfeld
2020-03-30  2:20 ` Eric Light [this message]
2020-03-30  5:13 ` Muenz, Michael
2020-03-30 12:24 ` Fredrik Strömberg
2020-03-30 13:17 ` Greg KH

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