[Swan-dev] VPP (Vector Packet Processing)

Paul Wouters paul at nohats.ca
Mon Feb 24 14:33:58 UTC 2020

On Sun, 23 Feb 2020, D. Hugh Redelmeier wrote:

> <https://wiki.fd.io/view/VPP>
> This seems to be a different networking stack for (some) Linux.  Inspired
> by a Cisco design.
> Naive question: how does/can/should Libreswan fit in?
> Guess: wait until distros adopt it?
> Or perhaps it has no impact on our code.
> It has IPSEC as one of its "features" (only listed for IPv4???).  I wonder
> if it pays attention to netlink given that it is userland code.

How active is that in relation to XDP?


I know IPsec support is planned for XDP. I thought that alternative
stack had a larger momentum?


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