[quagga-users 14665] Re: Question on testing implementations

Alexis Rosen quagga-users at alexis.users.panix.com
Tue Apr 18 11:53:45 BST 2017


I was traveling when this was written or I'd have replied sooner.

On Apr 7, 2017, at 3:07 PM, Jonathan C Day <imipak at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I'm curious as to the current methods used to test implementations, given the difficulty in even keeping track of standards tweaks for BGP. Is it strictly to standard (the typical protocol engineer's approach) or are there accepted reference implementations people use to look for interoperability?
> 
> I'm asking in part because I'm interested in the IS-IS extension that hasn't made it into mainline as far as I can tell. If I want to see if it'll do what I want, given the rarity of the protocol, should I be hunting down a commercial router to validate against or be dusting off my Indiana Jones cosplay gear in order to validate against GateD 3.6?

With that last sentence you win the internet for April 7th. Your prize will be coming as soon as a trophy can be delivered over TCP/IP.

(Sorry I don't have any actually helpful response...)

/a


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