[Pkg-swan-devel] Bug#803787: Bug#803787: [strongswan] Enable post-quantum algorithms

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Mon Nov 2 20:06:38 UTC 2015

On lun., 2015-11-02 at 20:36 +0100, Nicolas Braud-Santoni wrote:
> The NTRU and BLISS post-quantum cryptosystems are available in strongswan
> (releases 5.1.2 and 5.2.2, respectively).

There's a lot of stuff available in strongSwan. We don't actually enable
everything, on purpose.
> Please enable the corresponding --enable-ntru and --enable-bliss configure
> flags.

Could you elaborate on that? Why would we do that? (besides “to provide those

>   Including 5.2.2 in the next point-release would be appreciated too,
> though a backport might be more relevant in that case: in 5.3, Strongswan
> switched to the BLISS-B variant (with a global config option to revert to

Point release update won't happen. I can't talk about backports, I'm not
interested in them right now.


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