[Olsr-dev] Migration from olsrd v1 to v2

Henning Rogge (spam-protected)
Sun Jul 12 19:16:51 CEST 2015

On Fri, Jul 10, 2015 at 5:33 PM, Manuel Munz <(spam-protected)> wrote:
> On 10.07.2015 17:06, Henning Rogge wrote:
>> With "dense deployment" (of the nameservice plugin) I mean that you
>> have it deployed on every node or at least a continuous subset of
>> nodes...
> Hi Henning,
> most Freifunk Firmwares that are using olsrdv1 enable the nameservice
> plugin by enabled. That means we have it on 90% or more of the nodes.
> It is also used for a bit more than names, quite important for us is the
> latlon-file to distribute coordinates. And we also use it to distribute
> services.
> I'm not sure these additional features should all be in a nameservice
> replacement in v2, but we will need something to replace these. I think
> it would be a good idea to write such a software in a way that can
> transfer all kinds of data (e.g. json-encoded anything).
> One thing i'm missing in the current nameservice plugin is btw, that you
> can only create A/AAAA records, because it just writes to the hostsfile.
> It would be useful to be able to distribute other record types as well
> in future implementations.
> Regards, soma
> Apropos: v1 and v2 won't be compatible, right? or has that changed?

No, the handling of MIDs in olsrd1 is messing up most thoughts about
some kind of translation.

Best thing might be to move in olsrd2 for IPv6, then just switch on
the IPv4 part of the already running olsrd2 one day.


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