On 7/16/11 9:19 AM, Alexander V. Chernikov wrote:
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> Hiroki Sato wrote:
>> Vlad Galu<email@example.com> wrote
>> du> Hello,
>> du> A couple of years ago, Stef Walter proposed a patch that enforced
>> du> the scope of routing messages. The general consesus was that the best
>> du> approach would be the OpenBSD way - transporting the FIB number in the
>> du> message and letting the user applications filter out unwanted
>> du> messages.
>> du> Are there any plans to tackle this before 9.0?
>> I am looking into this and investigating other possible extensions in
>> rtsock messages such as addition of a fib member to rt_msghdr. I am
>> not sure it can be done before 9.0, though...
> Actually there were an off-list discussion with bz@ and julian@ about
> interface fibs and rtsock changes several weeks ago.
> Initial messages:
> I've got 3 different patches:
> 1) straight forwarded kern/134931 fix (no fib in rtsock, no breaking
> ABI, send to bz@)
just got back from vacation in hungary so catching up...:
Didn't he commit it? bz??
> 2) adding fib in rtsock with rtsock versioning and other ABI keeping tricks
> 3) adding special RTA which can contain TLV pairs, with single defined
> TLV with routing socket
> As a result of discussion, first patch was sent to bz@. Since patches
> from kern/134931 are outdated attaching it here.