On Tue, 16 Mar 2021 20:06:51 +1300, Eric Light wrote:
As LDO mentioned, Netgate don't seem to be
members of the open source community :-/
is a followup report, including some confirmations of issues that
Donenfeld mentioned about the FreeBSD kernel code. Even the developer
who wrote the code admits his efforts were “half-hearted”.
One surprising thing I learned from the article was that the (already
production-quality) WireGuard code from the OpenBSD kernel could only be
used in part for FreeBSD. Seems like the BSDs have diverged from each
other to such an extent that their kernels have become significantly
Contrast this with the Linux situation, where you have hundreds of
different distros, yet their kernels remain sufficiently closely
aligned that there is no (significant) concept of developing kernel code
just for one distro.