[quagga-dev 8207] Re: request for testing

Denis Ovsienko infrastation at yandex.ru
Wed Sep 1 11:15:33 BST 2010



01.09.2010, 12:46, paul at jakma.org:
> On Fri, 27 Aug 2010, Denis Ovsienko wrote:
>
>>  This task is best solved not by software, but by a live person, the
>>  network administrator, which can contact remote side to find out,
>>  if they execute their side of the peering contract properly or not.
>>  Let computers do bit-crunching as defined by the technical spec.
>
> This has been discussed on the IDR list too. The thinking there now
> is that just the affected path should be "broken" - the session
> shouldn't be taken down. That is, you shouldn't break /all/ paths
> just cause one path has bad attrs - particularly not for optional
> attributes which can 'tunnel' across many routers (which dont
> recognise them, and can't recognise they're invalid). E.g. something
> along the lines of:

This is very reasonable. Do they have a patch ready?

--
    Denis Ovsienko



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