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52 #include "linux/xfrm.h" /* local (if configured) or system copy */
 
52 #include "linux/xfrm.h" /* local (if configured) or system copy */
 
51 #include "libreswan.h" /* before xfrm.h otherwise break on F22 */
 
51 #include "libreswan.h" /* before xfrm.h otherwise break on F22 */
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==== With kernel 3.12 and libc-dev 2.19+ =====  
 
==== With kernel 3.12 and libc-dev 2.19+ =====  
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== Can't link with libsystemd ==  
 
== Can't link with libsystemd ==  
 
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This error is with. This is not new in 3.21, an old one.
 
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/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lsystemd  
 
/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lsystemd  
 
collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status
 
collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status
 
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This error is with. This is not new in 3.21, an old one.
 
 
  Package: libsystemd-daemon-dev
 
  Package: libsystemd-daemon-dev
 
  Source: systemd
 
  Source: systemd
 
  Version: 44-11+deb7u5
 
  Version: 44-11+deb7u5
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=== Workaround: USE_SYSTEMD_WATCHDOG=false ===
 
=== Workaround: USE_SYSTEMD_WATCHDOG=false ===
libreswan src directory  
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in libreswan src directory  
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echo "USE_SYSTEMD_WATCHDOG=false" >> Makefile.inc.local
 
echo "USE_SYSTEMD_WATCHDOG=false" >> Makefile.inc.local
 
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FYI: debian stretch seems to have proper libsystemd-dev
 
FYI: debian stretch seems to have proper libsystemd-dev
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== Wheezy libunbound2 (1.4.17) does not support libevent ==  
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== Wheezy libunbound2 (1.4.17) do not support libevent ==  
 
(NOTE: this is not re-compiling issue, you need > 1.5x)
 
(NOTE: this is not re-compiling issue, you need > 1.5x)
 
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Revision as of 11:58, 12 August 2017

I am sharing how to compile libreswan 3.21 on Debian Wheezy and the details.

You need 3 workarounds on Wheezy to compile. The workaround for #1 is very specific to Wheezy (libc < 2.19 and kernel < 3.12). Later distributions fixed issues #1 and #2. #3 has different workarounds depending on your libunbound2 version.

Compiling libreswan 3.21 on Debian Wheezy

conflict between netinet/in.h and linux/in6.h

It got worse by commit 07a01d3 to xfrm.in in libreswan. The issue has a long history. It is partly due to UAPI ABI out of sync and partly due to updating local copy of xfrm.h with commit 07a01d3 while supporting nic-offload for mellonex cards. We could have worked around 07a01d3, however, it was easy to keep xfrm.h in sync with kernel UAPI copy 4.12 which seemed to work in most cases(glibc 2.19+ kernel 3.12+); except Wheezy!

                -c /home/build/libreswan/programs/pluto/kernel_netlink.c
/bin/bash: warning: setlocale: LC_ALL: cannot change locale (en_US.UTF-8)
In file included from
/home/build/libreswan/programs/pluto/linux-copy/linux/xfrm.h:4:0,
                 from
/home/build/libreswan/programs/pluto/kernel_netlink.c:52:
/usr/include/linux/in6.h:30:8: error: redefinition of 'struct in6_addr'
In file included from /home/build/libreswan/linux/include/libreswan.h:212:0,
                 from
/home/build/libreswan/programs/pluto/kernel_netlink.c:51:
/usr/include/netinet/in.h:198:8: note: originally defined here

dpkg -S linux/in6.h
linux-libc-dev:amd64: /usr/include/linux/in.h

dpkg -S netinet/in.h
libc6-dev:amd64: /usr/include/netinet/in.h

Package: libc6-dev
Source: eglibc
Version: 2.13-38+deb7u10

The local copy
programs/pluto/linux-copy/linux/xfrm.h is updated linux kernel 4.12

Workaround : remove the following line from

programs/pluto/linux-copy/linux/xfrm.h

#include <linux/in6.h>

Details about the conflict

glibc 2.19+

https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=15850 If you have glibc 2.19+ you may have flip the two lines in programs/pluto/kernel_netlink.c

52 #include "linux/xfrm.h" /* local (if configured) or system copy */
51 #include "libreswan.h" /* before xfrm.h otherwise break on F22 */

With kernel 3.12 and libc-dev 2.19+ =

Kernel made more efforts fix this issue https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/cfd280c91253cc28e4919e349fa7a813b63e71e8

NOTE: Fedora 22 keep the order in kernel_netlink.c

Can't link with libsystemd

This error is with. This is not new in 3.21, an old one.

/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lsystemd 
collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status
 
 Package: libsystemd-daemon-dev
 Source: systemd
 Version: 44-11+deb7u5

Workaround: USE_SYSTEMD_WATCHDOG=false

in libreswan src directory

echo "USE_SYSTEMD_WATCHDOG=false" >> Makefile.inc.local

FYI: debian stretch seems to have proper libsystemd-dev

Wheezy libunbound2 (1.4.17) do not support libevent

(NOTE: this is not re-compiling issue, you need > 1.5x)

/home/build/libreswan/lib/libswan/unbound.c:187: undefined reference to
`ub_ctx_create_event'
collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status

apt-cache show libunbound2
Package: libunbound2
Source: unbound
Version: 1.4.17-3+deb7u2

=== Workaround : USE_DNSSEC=false ====
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echo "USE_DNSSEC=false" >> Makefile.inc.local

If you have libunbound version less than 1.5.0 disable is the only way. libunbound2 1.5.0 above should be compiled with --with-libevent --enable-event-api

NOTE: to compile libunbound2 + libevent on Wheezy your best bet is upstream. unbound-1.6.0 from jessie-backports has unmet dependencies on Wheeezy. Strech package is not dowards compaitable.

libunbound2 + libeent bugs/feature requests

Debian feature requests

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=871675 https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=859584

RH feature request

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1434662 RHEL 6.10

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1434661 RHEL 7.4

Libreswan bug report

https://github.com/libreswan/libreswan/issues/117