[Olsr-dev] [Battlemesh] OLSR src IP bug

Markus Kittenberger (spam-protected)
Mon Apr 4 13:24:54 CEST 2011

On Sun, Apr 3, 2011 at 8:50 PM, Juliusz Chroboczek <(spam-protected)>wrote:

> > other approach is (like babel) to rely on the somewhat
> > unexpected/unexplainable differences in kernel for routes having a
> gateway,
> > and hope they do what we want in all conditions,..
> Hmm... ip_rt_get_source(route.c) calls inet_select_addr with the gateway
> as second parameter.  If the gateway is set, inet_select_addr(devinet.c)
> will choose the address that matches the gateway address; if it's not,
> then it will simply choose the first address.
> hmm, we better stop omitting irrelevant  gateway in olsrd, cause its not
irrelevant *G

> It looks to me like the "no explicit gw" case is buggy, i.e. it only
> works by accident.
jes *G

thanks Juliusz, for looking this up.

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