[quagga-users 11422] Re: ripv1 classless routing doubt??

Nick Hilliard nick at inex.ie
Mon Mar 15 14:41:44 GMT 2010

On 15/03/2010 13:21, Krishna Chaitanya wrote:
> By default our device applies the interface mask to an RIPv1 route but
> if in the routing table if we have the situation as you mentioned
> ( <>) then for some routes it is
> dropping and for others its transmitting.

I should have added that quagga refuses to redistribute three ipv4
networks:, and (or longer subnets of
those prefixes).  This check is performed in zebra_check_addr().

> If we change the behavior of quagga to be same as cisco, then our
> customers will be happy. Of course RIPv1 is obsolete in the industry but
> for small and simple deployments still some people use it :-)

Can suggest then that you put up a very obvious warning to say that RIPv1
is deprecated and is likely to cause serious connectivity problems?
Otherwise your customers may be misled into thinking that it will work as


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