[PATCH] wireguard-tools: Add dependency on kmod-wireguard

Adrian Schmutzler mail at adrianschmutzler.de
Thu Feb 18 13:38:04 EST 2021


> -----Original Message-----
> From: openwrt-devel [mailto:openwrt-devel-bounces at lists.openwrt.org]
> On Behalf Of Ilya Lipnitskiy
> Sent: Donnerstag, 18. Februar 2021 18:48
> To: Adrian Schmutzler <mail at adrianschmutzler.de>
> Cc: Jason A . Donenfeld <Jason at zx2c4.com>; openwrt-devel <openwrt-
> devel at lists.openwrt.org>
> Subject: Re: [PATCH] wireguard-tools: Add dependency on kmod-wireguard
> Hi,
> On Thu, Feb 18, 2021 at 9:21 AM Adrian Schmutzler
> <mail at adrianschmutzler.de> wrote:
> > I don't really get the point of this justification. Either wireguard-tools
> depends on kmod-wireguard, or it doesn't. In the first case, and only then, it
> should be "fixed" (with a proper justification describing that).
> Are wireguard-tools useful without the underlying kernel module? It didn't
> seem like it to me, although maybe Jason should chime in here, as maintainer
> and developer of Wireguard.

Then why didn't you use that as the reason for your patch?

> > I don't understand how we need all the strategic discussion to decide this.
> That's probably a discussion for later on.

See above.



> The idea is to enable in-tree wireguard kernel modules on Linux 5.10 with a
> plan to phase out the out-of-tree module when 5.4 is taken out.
> Reducing cross-repository dependencies makes it easier to accomplish.
> - Ilya
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