[Swan-dev] Annoying change in behaviour versus openswan

Paul Wouters paul at nohats.ca
Mon Apr 21 19:22:21 EEST 2014

On Mon, 21 Apr 2014, Lennart Sorensen wrote:

> In openswan you were always (as far as I can tell) able to use the same
> config on both sides of a connection and it would determine if it was
> left or right based on the IP addresses available and such.
> In libreswan you can't do this anymore in some cases.  Setting
> nexthop=%defaultroute for both left and right now doesn't seem to work
> and you have to make sure to only set it in the config for your side.
> Is this an intentional change in behaviour?  It certainly is a bit
> inconvinient and breaks a long established expected behaviour.

It is a bug we need to fix.

then again, you should almost never need to say nexthop=%defaultroute.
Try leaving it out?


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