[Swan-dev] a question on whack exit codes (libreswan-up-down.sh)

Paul Wouters paul at nohats.ca
Mon May 7 14:33:35 UTC 2018

On Mon, 7 May 2018, Andrew Cagney wrote:

> In the past, if the connection didn't come up immediately, 'ipsec auto
> --up ${config}' would fail and the script would stop.  With recent
> changes, that operation now succeeds and the script continues
> executing wait-until-alive (that script runs ping, and the ping then
> tricks east into trying to bring up the connection ....):

> 002 "westnet-eastnet-ipv4-psk-ikev2" #4: IKE SA authentication

This log message has the wrong RC_XXX type.

Looking closer, it seems that RC_WHACK_PROBLEM is unfortunately placed
in lswlog.h. I'll push a fix.

> Given the connection neither succeed nor failed, what should the exit code be?

It did fail if it really "rejected" the connection.


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