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Re: [Openvpn-users] 2.0 Feature Freeze Discussion


  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] 2.0 Feature Freeze Discussion
  • From: "Doncho N. Gunchev" <mr700@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 4 Dec 2004 00:19:19 +0200

On 2004-12-03 (Friday) 21:55, James Yonan wrote:
> 
> On Fri, 3 Dec 2004, Leonard Isham wrote:
...
> > > >
> > > > 2) The ability for the server to listen on several ports and protocols.
> > > >
> > > 
...
> 
> It also seems that both of these of requests can be satisfied fairly
> easily by running multiple daemons.  True, it's more work from a
> management perspective, but it also helps to control OpenVPN's internal
> complexity by not trying to do too many things at once and letting the OS
> do what it does best, i.e. multitask different instances of the same
> daemon.
> 
> The more that OpenVPN allows multiple configurations to be implemented
> inside the same daemon, the more the code starts to complexify into 
> something that looks more like a user-space operating system and network 
> stack than a simple, event-driven daemon.
> 

    I agree. The plugin interface, multiple daemons and bridges should be
enough.

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