[quagga-dev 9362] Re: [PATCH] don't ignore netlink packets apparently coming from the command socket

Stephen Hemminger shemminger at vyatta.com
Tue May 22 17:51:17 BST 2012


On Tue, 22 May 2012 18:24:54 +0200
Torsten Luettgert <st-quagga at luettgert.de> wrote:

> Hi list,
> 
> under linux > 2.6.18, quagga (all versions) would not remove the
> "directly connected" state routes when IP addresses were removed from
> interfaces in vtysh.
> 
> My "fix" was to remove the block checking if the message has the same
> pid as the command interface. I hope this doesn't make zebra parse lots
> of irrelevant messages.
> 
> The patch is attached to bug #721, where this is also discussed in
> greater detail. I'll also attach it to this mail.
> 
> Best regards,
> Torsten

Be careful, if you remove this quagga may get out of sync
with a full route table and a link flap. Did you test that?



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