[Olsr-dev] brainstorming for new feature - HNA routes read from the kernel

Hans-Christoph Steiner (spam-protected)
Mon Feb 25 20:35:45 CET 2013

I was under the impression that the dyn_gw plugin did something like that.
I'd like to see a very simple version of this, something like "share my routes
to the internet" true/false.  Then if true, it would announce the routes via
HNA, and false, ignore them.


On 02/25/2013 01:58 PM, Saverio Proto wrote:
> Hello,
> this email is about implementing a new feature that I like because I
> experienced it in babeld.
> in babeld you dont configure HNA networks in the config file, you tell
> babel to redistribute routes from the kernel that match a specific
> protocol (for example static). There are also filters to prevent
> distribution of stuff you dont want to distribute.
> I find this approach much more flexible and dynamic of the one we have
> now, with HNA fixed in the configuration file and immutable unless a
> demon restart.
> I think porting this feature to olsrd is a must, and we can reuse some
> babeld code :)
> Also, this could be a task for a GSoC 2013 student ?
> This is just brainstorming at the moment.
> ciao,
> Saverio

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