Gregory Maxwell gmaxwell at
Wed Jun 3 14:11:44 UTC 2009

On Wed, Jun 3, 2009 at 10:07 AM, Scott Bennett <bennett at> wrote:
>     This may seem to some like beating a dead horse, but SCTP really is
> coming to the Internet.  It just looks too useful to die like OSI did.  The
> more I find out about it, the more it looks like a really good match for
> tor.  In fact, it looks like it might be something from a network-
> application-developer heaven.  It has been available in FreeBSD since
> 7.0-RELEASE and was officially announced as being a fully supported part
> of FreeBSD when 7.2-RELEASE was made available about a month ago.  More
> features will be supported in 8.0-RELEASE whenever that comes out, too.
>     There must be similar progress in LINUX kernel development, but I
> don't follow that very much, so I'd be grateful if a few of the LINUX users
> on this list were to describe the current support status of SCTP in the
> various distributions of LINUX.  Sooner or later, even Micro$lop will have
> to release it for its miserable excuses for operating systems, too.

SCTP works fine in Linux. Has been there since around the kernel 2.5 days.

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