[Olsr-dev] olsrd mdns plug-in works

ZioPRoTo (Saverio Proto) (spam-protected)
Wed Mar 18 10:52:27 CET 2009

>> If I do "olsrd -f /etc/olsrd.conf -d 0" and the dameon goes into
>> background then no route is added to the routing table.
>> Is this a known bug ??
> Yes. It's a uClibc + pthread related problem, not related to OLSR.
> Use start-stop-daemon or "&" together with "-nofork" to get it running.

I confirm that without thread everything works fine !

Yesterday we tried our current tip of the 0.5.6 branch:

and using the init.d (-nofork enabled) olsr works fine and also the
mdns-plugin (without threads!) works fine ! :)

If somebody wants to try it on OpenWRT here is our modified olsrd
package for the build root:
And here directions on how to compile in the OpenWRT buildroot

Now I will continue with testing and code clean up and of course documentation.

Is possible to have this plugin included in the mainstream in the future ?


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