[Olsr-dev] porting PUD plugin to OLSRDv2

Ferry Huberts (spam-protected)
Fri Sep 4 20:39:54 CEST 2015

On 04/09/15 12:01, KRIEK Arnoud wrote:
> I am currently working on porting the PUD plugin to OLSRDv2. However,
> there are still some things unclear to me about the PUD plugin.
> 1.Are all nodes aware of each others GPS position via PUD or just their own?

Just their own, unless you use the PUD uplink server, see 

> 2.If smart gateway is enabled, do all the nodes send their Position
> update messages to the cluster leader?

no, cluster leader is only for downlink.
this was a deliberate design decision.

> The entire network needs to constantly update it’s GPS position for each
> node. I would like to avoid having each node uplinking individually and
> be able to access all the GPS information via any connected node to the
> LTE server (so basically access the first node you find with the server
> and immediately receive all GPS info from the entire OLSR network via
> that node at any given time).

you're free to add a mode to PUD that does just that.
however, keep in mind that I'm the author and that convention is that 
you don't change default behaviour.

do read the doc in lib/pud/doc

> Thanks in advance!
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