[Olsr-dev] Important bugfix for olsrd-tip txtinfo plugin

Henning Rogge (spam-protected)
Wed Feb 25 19:58:22 CET 2009

On Dienstag 24 Februar 2009 23:05:29 you wrote:
> Hi,
> I just pushed an important bugfix for a change of the txtinfo plugin a made
> two weeks ago. Anyone using a TIP since changeset 2245 should update now
> (or disable the txtinfo plugin).

Okay, some additional details...

Txtinfo use a "promisc mode" message listener. The return value of each 
message listener is a boolean which says if the message should be forwarded.

OLSR only forwards packages if ALL listener of a message returns a TRUE... so 
the "statistics enhanced" txtinfo (which hit the develop tree two weeks ago) 
will PREVENT ANY MESSAGE FORWARDING in this node. So hope the nodes around you 
will do the job for you.

So if you use a TIP since changeset 2245 either remove txtinfo or update to 
the TIP now... do it ! Loading the txtinfo plugin is enough to trigger the 


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