[quagga-dev 7322] Re: question on best path selection

Arnold Nipper arnold at nipper.de
Sun Nov 1 15:20:56 GMT 2009

On 31.10.2009 23:49 teddy lee wrote

> Once receiving an update, to select the new best path, why does Quagga
> need to compare among all those routes with the same prefix existing in
> RIB (bgp_best_selection in bgp_route.c)? Why not just comparing the
> newly received update with the old best path?

Because you want to have a ranked list of pathes for the prefix. Hence
you would have to compare anyway. Right?

Arnold Nipper / nIPper consulting, Sandhausen, Germany
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