[quagga-users 7110] Re: quagga and tun problems

Paul Jakma paul at clubi.ie
Sun Jun 18 01:53:11 IST 2006


On Sat, 17 Jun 2006, Andrew J. Schorr wrote:

> I know this is an old thread, but I was just bitten by it today.

> Can you see any reason why the attached (trivial) patch would not 
> fix the problem?  It simply creates the interface (by calling 
> if_get_by_name instead of if_lookup_by_name) if it doesn't already 
> exist...
>
> It seems to do the trick here.

ACK.

> Is it clear whether this should be done in both the 
> "passive-interface" and "no passive-interface" subcommands?  I'm 
> not clear on whether we should instantiate the interface for a "no 
> passive-interface" command. It seems like this would be important 
> if we ever support default passive interfaces, but I'm not sure it 
> matters at the moment...

'reaping' interfaces that serve no purpose is ultimately probably 
better handled as a seperate problem, rather than on a per-command 
basis.

But right now, that could be left unchanged, yes.

regards,
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