Description of problem:
Some of my users would like use our IPv4 OpenVPN over an IPv6 internet.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
How reproducible: always
- patch available at <http://github.com/jjo/openvpn-ipv6/downloads>
- other distros (Debian,Gentoo IIRC) are already carrying this patch
- chicken & egg problem with getting the patch included upstream
(they want to see wider testing first)
- have been running the patch on F12 for months without issues
Looks like this is a dupe of bug 190165, but I don't appear to be able to re-open that one so I'm marking this one instead as blocking bug 195271.
Seconded, IPv6 transport would be great to have!
openvpn-2.1.1-ipv6-0.4.11.patch.gz from the site above applied cleanly to the F13 SRPM, and it compiled just fine, too. I tested it from my IPv6-only workstation by connecting to my employer's OpenVPN server using --proto udp6 and it worked perfectly. (The server is on IPv4, but my workstation is behind a NAT64 so from the client's point of view it was all IPv6.)
Moving to F14. The patch still works, but I'd rather not have to carry it.
Moving to F15. The patch still works, even against the 2.2.0 which appeared in rawhide recently..
Is anybody listening? It's been almost a year.
Hope somebody could come and fix this. Simply applying a patch doesn't sound too hard anyway...
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