[quagga-dev 5493] Re: [quagga-users 9626] MD5 Support - 0.99.10

paul at clubi.ie paul at clubi.ie
Sat Jun 14 00:03:02 BST 2008

On Fri, 13 Jun 2008, Michael H. Warfield wrote:

> has me really confused.  Now, instead of setting the password on 
> the connected peer's socket, that's setting the password on the 
> listen socket after copying the address structure from the peer's 
> socket.

Well, setting or changing the password clears a session. So any time 
you set, the session almost certainly has to be down - only the 
listen socket then needs to have the password applied. An outbound 
BGP connection gets the password set in bgp_connect().

Still wondering if we really need the seperate v6 socket though 
(IPV6_ONLY isnt too portable afaict, and non-portable hacks reduce 

Paul Jakma	paul at clubi.ie	paul at jakma.org	Key ID: 64A2FF6A
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