[Olsr-dev] reliable vs unreliable updates

Teco Boot (spam-protected)
Mon Nov 16 09:21:52 CET 2009

Hi Henning,

>Am Sonntag 15 November 2009 11:25:31 schrieb Teco Boot:
>> Reliable updates could be useful for DB synchronizing
>> after a startup or manet merge. Fist goal would be fast
>> DB exchange, either reliable or not.
>Reliable database synchronisation (as reliable as unreliable links
>allow) is
>useful as long as your database is static or nearly static. As soon as
>rate of change is too high, the overhead of reliable mechanisms might be

But when the database is far out of sync, a fast message exchange
protocol would be very beneficial. This could be unicast (high data rate)
with ack or retransmit.


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