[quagga-dev 10887] Re: Vyatta & quagga - VyOS direction

Stephen Hemminger stephen at networkplumber.org
Wed Oct 30 23:55:26 GMT 2013


On Thu, 31 Oct 2013 09:25:04 +1000
Paul Gear <quagga at libertysys.com.au> wrote:

> Hi Stephen,
> 
> Are you at liberty to shed any light on the history of the vyatta-quagga 
> packages and the genetic origin of the divergence from upstream?  That 
> would be helpful in merging in the changes from recent upstream versions.
> 
> Thanks,
> Paul

The Vyatta Quagga changes revolved around two main areas:
  * getting link state and recursive routing working
  * minor tweaks to get full BGP feed to resolve in a timely manner.
    Most of these are upstream. There were some leftover's like the Quagga
    maintainer's refusal to inline the refcount functions.




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