Removing WireGuard Support From FreeBSD Base

Gordon Bergling gbe at
Fri Mar 19 07:47:23 UTC 2021

On Wed, Mar 17, 2021 at 12:34:02PM -0600, Jason A. Donenfeld wrote:
> Hi Gordon,
> On Wed, Mar 17, 2021 at 6:53 AM Gordon Bergling <gbe at> wrote:
> > I am not sure, if the removal is a great idea, a removal from
> > releng/13 and stable/13 - possibly yes, but from main?
> >
> > This is still -CURRENT and -CURRENT should be central place for development,
> > even if we have phabricator for review.
> It looks like Kyle has gone ahead with the revert anyway, so
> development is now happening at:
> And there are now regular snapshot releases:
> As for your objections, and the question of what -CURRENT should or
> shouldn't be used for, I really have no idea as a community outsider.
> But I do look forward to submitting it for proper inclusion in
> -CURRENT after a few more cycles of development and refinement.
> There's also the crypto question that I'd welcome some feedback on:
> > If the complete backout is happening, please don't forget the manual
> > page. I have spend a lot of time on it, while OpenBSD made a good
> > template.
> Thanks for bringing this up; I had actually forgotten about that. Do
> you want to re-add it and keep that current as we develop? If you
> email me your SSH key, you can just commit it directly.
> Jason

Thanks for the reply. I still think that the removal from main was a mistake,
but it has happened.

I'll create a port for WireGuard tomorrow so that FreeBSD isn't losing WireGuard
support at all, for whatever reason.

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