[Olsr-dev] olsrd mdns plug-in works

Hannes Gredler (spam-protected)
Wed Mar 18 11:16:55 CET 2009

ZioPRoTo (Saverio Proto) wrote:
>>> 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:
> http://hg.ninux.org/hg/olsrd-0.5.6-mdns/graph
> 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:
> https://svn.ninux.org/ninuxdeveloping/browser/packages/olsrd
> And here directions on how to compile in the OpenWRT buildroot
> http://wiki.ninux.org/olsrd-mdns
> 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 ?

sure, just tell us when its ready to pull and we will include it.
and many thanks for the nice work ...


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