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Patch openvpn 2.3 (xor.patch) on Mac OSX 10.9 macports

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HI, I need to patch openvpn on my mac, so I can use the "scramble" and "scramble obfuscate" config flags that are helpful for obfuscating traffic.

(my server is configured with this patch, so I can not connect if my client does not support it.) In windows I have build the openvpn client successfully, but on Mac I am not familiar with the process.

The patch I need to apply is this:
https://github.com/clayface/openvpn_xorpatch/blob/master/openvpn_xor.patch

I have download xcode and Macports on my mac 10.9 (mavericks), and I just need the commands in order to:

-download source code of openvpn2.3
-apply openvpn_xor.patch from the github above
-build, make, install openvpn2 through macports

can someone help?

in LInux, the commands are the below, for reference:

# Now download OpenVPN source code and update with patch 
cd $HOME
wget https://github.com/OpenVPN/openvpn/archive/release/2.3.zip
unzip 2.3.zip

wget https://github.com/clayface/openvpn_xorpatch/archive/master.zip
unzip master.zip

cp openvpn_xorpatch-master/openvpn_xor.patch openvpn-release-2.3/
cd openvpn-release-2.3/
git apply --check openvpn_xor.patch
git apply openvpn_xor.patch
cd $HOME
sudo mv ./openvpn-release-2.3/ /etc/openvpn

# We need to add a few components to be able to compile
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install gcc make automake autoconf dh-autoreconf file patch perl dh-make debhelper devscripts gnupg lintian quilt libtool pkg-config libssl-dev liblzo2-dev libpam0g-dev libpkcs11-helper1-dev -y
sudo apt-get update

# This is the bit where we make the new openvpn server
cd /etc/openvpn/
sudo autoreconf -i -v -f
sudo ./configure --prefix=/usr
sudo make
sudo make install
sudo nano /etc/init.d/openvpn

# goto pastebin, copy RAW
# http://pastebin.com/Bvpuejt0

# or sudo wget http://pastebin.com/raw.php?i=Bvpuejt0 -O /etc/init.d/openvpn
# or sudo wget https://gist.github.com/john564/6765292/raw/0a97df1237a138a5a941bbec45b6cd41e973f840/etc+init.d+openvpn -O /etc/init.d/openvpn

sudo chmod +x /etc/init.d/openvpn
sudo update-rc.d openvpn defaults

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The basic command are the same, so you can do just about the same thing.  You'll just have to install wget and git if you haven't already done so.  I went from Fink, to MacPorts to HomeBrew, so my MacPorts command is a bit rusty.  I can get you started, but I haven't use MacPorts in a while and don't remember how or where everything gets placed.  Too much new data has pushed out the old.
port install git.
port install wget

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Once you've installed wget and git, this first part is the same.
# Now download OpenVPN source code and update with patch 
cd $HOME
wget https://github.com/OpenVPN/openvpn/archive/release/2.3.zip
unzip 2.3.zip

wget https://github.com/clayface/openvpn_xorpatch/archive/master.zip
unzip master.zip

cp openvpn_xorpatch-master/openvpn_xor.patch openvpn-release-2.3/
cd openvpn-release-2.3/
git apply --check openvpn_xor.patch
git apply openvpn_xor.patch
cd $HOME
sudo mv ./openvpn-release-2.3/ /etc/openvpn

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You'll also have to change the debian/ubuntu apt-get command to port selfupdate and also run softwareupdate -i -a if you want to update your mac.  Unfortunately, I don't know if MacPorts has all these tools.  You might want to skip this part and run the working make commands below first to see what you actually need.  I took out gcc, make and some of the other "make/conf" tools, because you should have them with xcode.  It's best not to attempt to install duplicates that may confuse everything or possibly be out of date.
# We need to add a few components to be able to compile
sudo port selfupdate
sudo port install  dh-autoreconf  perl dh-make debhelper devscripts gnupg lintian quilt libtool pkg-config libssl-dev liblzo2-dev libpam0g-dev libpkcs11-helper1-dev -y
sudo port selfupdate

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The last line depends on whether MacPorts actually places the openvpn startup in init.d, since Macs don't really use init.d.  The use launchctl to configure the launchdaemons/launchagents.
# This is the bit where we make the new openvpn server
cd /etc/openvpn/
sudo autoreconf -i -v -f
sudo ./configure --prefix=/usr
sudo make
sudo make install
sudo nano /etc/init.d/openvpn

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The last lines also depend on how MacPorts handles the installation.  Does MacPorts put everything in /etc/ as linux does, or does it put it somewhere else.
# goto pastebin, copy RAW
# http://pastebin.com/Bvpuejt0

# or sudo wget http://pastebin.com/raw.php?i=Bvpuejt0 -O /etc/init.d/openvpn
# or sudo wget https://gist.github.com/john564/6765292/raw/0a97df1237a138a5a941bbec45b6cd41e973f840/etc+init.d+openvpn -O /etc/init.d/openvpn

sudo chmod +x /etc/init.d/openvpn
sudo update-rc.d openvpn defaults

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I hope this puts you on the right track.
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by:sk391
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thank you, I will try this, i also saw there is something called "local repository" for macports, if I create a portfile in my local machine and add "file:///path" to my repositories sources, i should be able to do "port install -s openvpn2" to install openvpn2 from source, and add "patchfiles xor_openvpn.patch" in the portfile?

guide.macports.org/#development.local-repositories

http://guide.macports.org/#development.patches
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