[Olsr-dev] gateway code

Henning Rogge (spam-protected)
Tue Jul 24 13:22:08 CEST 2012

On 07/24/2012 01:15 PM, Teco Boot wrote:
>> Has been some time since I even looked into this code... the code
>> you removed were responsible for detecting a tunnel going down and
>> up again (because I thought it is necessary to set the route into
>> the tunnel again).
>> Its not really common, but could be potential annoying.
>> Can you test if what happens to the smart-gw if you take a tunnel
>> down and up again from the shell?
> Manual interference with unmanaged tunnels is a request for trouble.
> If there is a side effect on tunnel_down (e.g. removed routes), that
> is how it is designed. Let's have a clean smart-gw.

At the moment there would be no way to restore the route for the tunnel. 
That is why the mechanism was inside.

Similar for mesh interfaces, if they go up again, OLSRd must restore the 


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