[Olsr-dev] [Olsr-users] OLSRd release 0.6.1

Holger Levsen (spam-protected)
Sun Nov 28 19:50:42 CET 2010


I've dropped some CC:s assuming you all read olsr-dev anyway.

On Sonntag, 28. November 2010, Henning Rogge wrote:
> I am not sure I am happy with the idea to make lot's of debian users think
> "whats a crap, it doesn't work".

Ok (and agreed (and sorry for this)).

Removal from squeeze is easy and always possible before the release, so lets 
keep this in mind and concentrate on fixing it in sid now.

> > Is 0.5.6.r7 so broken that it's not usable?
> Yes and no...
> it contains a number of bugs, including one memory leak somewhere with MID
> messages and some problems in the routing setup of linux.
> The memory leak was always there, but it got worse enough with 0.5.6-r7 to
> be noticed (it got worse by accelerating the detection of interface
> settings of your neighbors).
> The problem is that the linux kernel changed the semantics of a few
> important (important for OLSRd) proc-file entries in kernel 2.6.31. This
> bug was fixed with 0.5.6-r8 I think. Without this fix OLSRd will not run
> right on this kernels. We had to build in a direct check of the kernel
> version to fix it.

Ack. I'll file bugs in a seperate mail.

diff -Nur olsrd-0.5.6-r7 olsrd-0.5.6-r8|diffstat
 67 files changed, 2672 insertions(+), 793 deletions(-)

diff -Nur olsrd-0.5.6-r7 olsrd-0.6.0/|diffstat
 177 files changed, 19816 insertions(+), 9092 deletions(-)

diff -Nur olsrd-0.5.6-r7 olsrd-0.6.1/|diffstat
 218 files changed, 27312 insertions(+), 11191 deletions(-)

 lib/quagga/patches/quagga-0.98.6.diff         |  860 ++++++++++++++
 lib/quagga/patches/quagga-0.99.16.diff        |  869 ++++++++++++++
and 4500 lines changed for android.

Would you rather see removal or 0.5.6-r8? 

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