[quagga-dev 3883] Re: tiny zserv problem on solaris
Andrew J. Schorr
aschorr at telemetry-investments.com
Wed Dec 7 16:38:05 GMT 2005
On Wed, Dec 07, 2005 at 10:21:58AM -0500, Greg Troxel wrote:
> Yes, and all the way. The whole point of zebra the daemon is to
> abstract the OS forwarding and interface behavior. In "zebra flags"
> (vs. kerrnel flags, which we can make available for when really needed
> even though an abstraction violation), we define semantics of the
> flags. zebra maps kernel flags into our defined semantics. Then
> daemons just check the zebra flags of interest.
I'm afraid I don't follow why we would want to make the raw kernel
flags available. If the goal is to abstract and standardize, why
would we want to carry around 2 sets of flags (standardized zebra
flags and raw kernel flags)?
Perhaps I'm just confused,
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