[Olsr-dev] community maintenance of OLSRv1

L. Aaron Kaplan (spam-protected)
Fri Jun 19 20:05:42 CEST 2020

> On 19.06.2020, at 14:36, Mathias Mahnke <(spam-protected)> wrote:
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> Hi Philipp, All,
> Am 17.06.20 um 18:17 schrieb Philipp Borgers:
>> ... We will take a closer look at the branches.
>> We plan to add a github workflow:
>> https://github.com/OLSR/olsrd/pull/82
>> Maybe we should add actions for windows and the GUI too? How relevant are these
>> projects for the community?
> I would suggest to drop / freeze Windows support until someone clearly
> likes to take over responsability and we do see some community effects.
> As I know from the past most Windows users were just using OLSRd for
> testing purposes or on a very small scale. In my opion there are
> nowadays better options on Windows OS than using and installing OLSRd
> with or without a GUI.
> We also had in our community at the very early beginning some Windows
> users adopting OLSRd but already since years the Windows part was never
> been updated to recent frameworks. I would expect a lot of open tasks.
> Also most other routing deamons are not supported for Windows OS
> directly. So we would be in a good shape.
> Any comments?

Just adding that the linux subsystem on the newer windows versions got *really* good.
So, it (by now) might be easier than you think. Except for GUI stuff...


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