[quagga-dev 8186] Re: request for testing

Nick Hilliard nick at inex.ie
Thu Aug 26 09:03:00 BST 2010


On 26/08/2010 08:20, Florian Weimer wrote:
> Yes, but that's not a valid reason.  A teared-down session is an
> unstable state, too.  The system will automatically transit out of it.
> Session teardown as a fail-safe mechanism does not work.

it's an unstable state, but it's not an inconsistent state.  i.e. both
sides know what the other side is up to.  If you start injecting junk from
one side of a link to another, then you end up with an inconsistent system,
and that can cause all sorts of problems (ghost routes, broken prefixes, etc)

Nick



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