[Olsr-dev] Bug#605296: olsrd 0.5.6.r7 doesn't work with kernels >= 2.6.31
Sun Nov 28 19:54:49 CET 2010
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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