WireGuard for FreeBSD

Jason A. Donenfeld Jason at zx2c4.com
Mon May 21 21:42:29 UTC 2018

[cross-posted to the WireGuard mailing list]

Hello FreeBSD Ports List,

I'm the author of WireGuard [1], a secure network tunnel protocol [2]
and a set of implementations of it. It was originally designed for the
Linux kernel, but we're now beginning to have implementations for
other platforms. Recently, parts of the Internet got excited [3] when
we put a Darwin version in Homebrew. The last few days Brian (CC'd)
and I have been working on getting an implementation running on
FreeBSD, and things are coming along pretty smoothly.

I'm not entirely familiar with the ports/pkg adding process, and so I
was hoping to find somebody who is part of the FreeBSD community to
adopt WireGuard and help maintain packages for it. We currently have
packages for many Linux distros [4], but FreeBSD will be the first
open source BSD project. There are two packages to add:

1. wireguard-tools, providing wg(8) and wg-quick(8)
Runtime dependencies: bash, wireguard-go
Buildtime dependencies: gmake, c compiler, libc
Build: gmake -C src/tools WITH_WGQUICK=yes
Install: gmake -C src/tools PREFIX=/usr/local install
URL template: https://git.zx2c4.com/WireGuard/snapshot/WireGuard-VERSION.tar.xz

2. wireguard-go
Runtime dependencies: none
Buildtime dependencies: gmake, go
Build: export GOPATH=$(pwd)/gopath; go get -d; gmake
Install: gmake PREFIX=/usr/local install
URL template: https://git.zx2c4.com/wireguard-go/snapshot/wireguard-go-VERSION.tar.xz

For reference, these two packages in Homebrew look like this:

And for your horror, I've made a please-dont-pipe-like-that
copy-and-paste install script:
# curl https://xn--4db.cc/0BwTeeYe | sh

That script won't work as-is at the moment, since I haven't yet tagged
tarballs with FreeBSD support, but in the coming days, I'll tag one
that has this latest FreeBSD code in it. (In the meantime, you can run
`# curl https://xn--4db.cc/0BwTeeYe | sh /dev/stdin --master` to get
it from git master.) I was hoping that in the time between now and
then, we might find somebody willing and interested in packaging this

Does this sound fun to anyone?

Best regards,

[1] https://www.wireguard.com/
[2] https://www.wireguard.com/papers/wireguard.pdf
[3] http://latacora.singles/2018/05/16/there-will-be.html
[4] https://www.wireguard.com/install/

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