[olsr-dev] HNA checking..

Andreas T√łnnesen (spam-protected)
Mon Dec 20 13:57:54 CET 2004

Yes, I remember we talked about how something like this would be cool to
add to the dyn_gw plugin. I like to keep core olsrd as simple as possible
- so if you'd like to add this to the dyn_gw plugin Jens, then I'll remove
it from my olsrd to-do list :)
It should be a matter of reading out all HNA entries at startup and
add/remove them dynamically - much like the current way it is done.

- Andreas

>> hi
>> the hna settings in the config file are always populated by the
>> olsrd, but if i remove the route then olsrd dont noticed that. it
>> anounces the hna but cant route the packets.. it would be nice if
>> olsrd can check the routing table if the hna is valid and then stop
>> announcing this hna..
>> its almost the same function wich the dyn_gw plugin performs.. i can
>> modify the dyn_gw plugin to do this work for me.. but it would be
>> nicer if olsrd would do the job.. or a new plugin 'hna_check.so'.. it
>> validates all hna entrys agains the routing table and remove if its
>> not reachable..
> So what you want is more generic dyn_gw, i.e. not only checking inet
> gws, but all types of hna announcable subnets. Sounds nice to me.
> Andreas, already said, that adding this feature to the dyn_gw plugin
> would be nice in a previous thread. Personally, I'd like to hear about
> that. Maybe you could send a patch against cvs.
> Jens
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Andreas T√łnnesen

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