[quagga-dev 1056] Re: [PATCH] Originating default into stub/nssa

Hasso Tepper hasso at estpak.ee
Mon Apr 19 08:15:28 BST 2004

Paul Jakma wrote:
> On Sun, 18 Apr 2004, Hasso Tepper wrote:
> > Quagga always originates default into stub/nssa areas if it's
> > ABR.
> Except if no-summary is set, right?

Yes, without this patch. And this is bug.

> > Yes. I thought about it (I know how C and J vendor routers behave
> > ;), although I can't think of the case at the moment why to be
> > ABR for stub or nssa and not to originate defalt into area.
> ! (summary || default) would make little make sense, agreed. But
> summary && !default would make sense, to restrict the stub area to
> only communicating with rest of OSPF domain without having all
> destinations 'sunk' by ABR.

It still makes little sense IMHO.

> > But this is not point of my patch. Point is relation between
> > no-summary flag and originating default. Without this patch there
> > is no way to originate default into stub/nssa area with
> > no-summary flag at the moment.
> Right, and its a good idea, if you feel like making it even more
> fine-grained so that both summaries and default-summary can be
> selected, even nicer.

As I said, I might implement it, it's quite easy, but still takes time 
which I haven't at the moment. And I have more important things in 
TODO list ... fixing ABR summarize/filtering and type-7 priority 
rules for example.

Hasso Tepper
Elion Enterprises Ltd.
WAN administrator

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