Camilo Viecco cviecco at
Wed Jun 3 14:26:56 UTC 2009

I would wait until it can ubiquitously work behind NATs.
(Only FreeBSD has NAT SCTP support  and it was committed on Feb 2009).


Gregory Maxwell wrote:
> 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.
> [snip]
> SCTP works fine in Linux. Has been there since around the kernel 2.5 days.

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