[strongSwan] Building without Kernel support

Ryan Ruel ryan at ryanruel.com
Mon Feb 16 13:04:04 CET 2015

Thanks Martin, I'll look into those.


On Mon, Feb 16, 2015 at 3:44 AM, Martin Willi <martin at strongswan.org> wrote:

> Hi Ryan,
> > I’m trying to build strongSwan without Kernel dependencies.  I’d like
> > to use something like the lib-ipsec module (but modified), to receive
> > the child SA’s for use on a crypto processor.
> strongSwan has different kernel backends. If you don't want to use one
> of ours, you might provide your own. But you need both a kernel-ipsec
> and a kernel-net backend plugin implementing the appropriate interfaces.
> The default kernel-netlink backend provides both, a kernel-net and a
> kernel-ipsec backend, refer to the sources for details. You may use that
> plugin as a template to implement your own, or even reuse some
> functionality such as the kernel-net part of it.
> Regards
> Martin
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