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Bjoern A. Zeeb
bzeeb-lists at lists.zabbadoz.net
Thu Dec 13 14:35:08 PST 2007
On Thu, 13 Dec 2007, Julian Elischer wrote:
Let the colour be green-blue-blue.
> Bruce M. Simpson wrote:
>> How about "setfib"?
>> I strongly believe we should deprecate the use of the term "routing" where
>> the BSD forwarding plane is concerned, whilst familiar to many it is
>> misleading as to what that part of the system is actually doing.
> maybe, but it would be a large surprise to everyone who expects that
> structure be be called the routing table as it still is in most systems.
Life is like a clock: You can work constantly
and be right all the time, or not work at all
and be right at least twice a day. -- mrc
Things changed the last 13-15 years (route.c should be about that old).
I'd suggest that if you do it, do it all right, like BMS says, or why did
you ask in first place?
> In OpenBSD they have decided to call the in-kernel decriptor 'id' but I'd
> rather go with tableid or maybe tbl_num, because 'id' is too generic.
> 'tid' is already thread id.
Both id or tableid are, for telling you what it is, like 'void' if
there is no strong context. I can easily think of a dozen different
'tables' and even more 'ids'.
I'd suggest to go with any kind of spelling of 'fibid', 'fib_id',
'FIBid', or ... as that's what it is called these days.
Bjoern A. Zeeb bzeeb at Zabbadoz dot NeT
Software is harder than hardware so better get it right the first time.
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