[quagga-users 14940] Re: Disable BGP general scanning, BGP SCAN-TIMER

Nick Hilliard nick at foobar.org
Fri Feb 16 23:39:07 GMT 2018

William Herrin wrote:
> Should you tinker around with internals for a complicated protocol you
> don't deeply understand? No, no you should not. Doing so invites the
> needless pain of a self-inflicted wound.

This advice should be resolutely ignored.

Tinkering around with the internals of complicated protocols you don't
deeply understand is the best way to deeply understand complicated
protocols.  Occasionally you will burn your fingers.

All the best engineers have burn marks on their fingers.


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