7.0-BETA2 routed and multicast registration

Ian FREISLICH ianf at clue.co.za
Tue Nov 20 04:34:12 PST 2007


Bruce M Simpson wrote:
> Marko Zec wrote:
> > Note that with a recent port of Quagga multicast doesn't work as well, 
> > so now we don't have neither RIP nor OSPF support there which is kind 
> > of funny.  Though I think it's not only the missing RFC1724 support in 
> > the kernel that is crippling mcast support in Quagga...
> >
> >   
> 
> We all know that major point releases are the place for changes like 
> this to happen.
> 
> If you check the archives for -current you'll see that Ian Frieslich had 
> contacted the Quagga maintainers about the change, the outcome of this 
> discussion I don't know. 3rd party applications are beyond FreeBSD's 
> control, or mine, for that matter. [*]

I think it came to naught in the end.  I have a patch for quagga
that makes it work again if anyone is interested.  Maybe it should
go into the port's patches until the quagga crowd fix it.

Ian

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