[Olsr-dev] Bug#605296: olsrd 0.5.6.r7 doesn't work with kernels >= 2.6.31

Holger Levsen (spam-protected)
Sun Nov 28 19:54:49 CET 2010

package: olsrd
severity: serious
version: 0.5.6-r7-1
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the mail below mentions (at least) two issues, this Debian bug shall only be 
about olsrd not working with the squeeze kernel.

On Sonntag, 28. November 2010, Henning Rogge wrote:
> > 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.
> See http://lkml.org/lkml/2009/9/14/256

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