[Olsr-dev] Bug Secure Plugin - Endianness ?

Henning Rogge (spam-protected)
Fri May 6 10:14:39 CEST 2011

On Fri May 6 2011 10:05:13 ZioPRoTo (Saverio Proto) wrote:
> I've been reported by an "advanced-user" that the secure plugin has
> problems when mixing in the network nodes with different architectures
> (example X86 and Ubiquities).
> His setup works perfectly, until he adds to the network a node with a
> different arch. Maybe there is some endianess problem in the code ?
Yes, might be... I don't think anyone has ever used this plugin.

I think the design of the plugin (authentication of routing packages based on 
shared group key and timestamps) make it broken by design.
Henning Rogge
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