openvpn2: "Cannot allocate TUN/TAP dev dynamically"

Caspar Florian Ebeling florian.ebeling at
Sat Aug 30 04:14:40 PDT 2008

>> The package wants to put the kexts into /Library/Extensions, which is
>> /opt/local/Library/Extensions for us. That violates the mtree. Would
>> /opt/local/lib/{tap|tun}.kext be an good place to keep them instead?
> /opt/local/Library/Extensions seems fine to me. /opt/local/Library is
> already used by at least one other port (python24 uses
> /opt/local/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework).

Ok, then I just leave it there. And I think it's quite reasonable as
well to put objects which are clearly Mac-only and not Unix in general
into Mac locations. Should that be mentioned in the guide as a possibility?


Florian Ebeling
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