[quagga-dev 7213] Re: [PATCH 01/17] zebra: Initial RIB cleanup, and eliminate lots of redundant IPv4/IPv6 code.

paul at jakma.org paul at jakma.org
Thu Aug 20 20:31:09 BST 2009


On Thu, 20 Aug 2009, Joakim Tjernlund wrote:

> It is not a restriction, it is a feature to be used when needed.

> I wonder, what will happen if you do have 2 ethernet interfaces
> on the same subnet and start OSPF on both of them?

Hmm, I don't quite remember. I think run OSPF on both interface 
though. I thought we made sure to only establish interfaces on one 
interface (least, I seem to remember feeling good at making ospfd do 
that) but I can't find back how it would do that, so maybe I'm wrong.

Be good if someone tested that actually.

> Sure you can, which OS does NOT support this?

I don't know. I know we don't use it on any OS, so I wouldn't be 
surprised if did nothing, or if we hit bugs (in our code or the 
kernel).

This isn't a feature i'm removing, it's just an accident in Zserv 
that happens to look like part of what would be needed for a useful 
feature, which we don't support and so could never have been tested 
by anyone.

> Well, I think you at least should keep the interface.

I'll take it into consideration when updating the protocol.

> I see(crossing fingers).
> ospfd: Tighten up the connected check for redistribution
> should not live there though, should go to master directly

I'll cherry-pick it and rebase, don't worry.

regards,
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