bin/130159: [patch] ppp(8) fails to correctly set routes
brett at lariat.net
Mon Apr 13 14:30:04 UTC 2009
The following reply was made to PR bin/130159; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Brett Glass <brett at lariat.net>
To: "Luiz Otavio O Souza" <loos.br at gmail.com>, "Qing Li" <qingli at freebsd.org>,
<bug-followup at freebsd.org>
Subject: Re: bin/130159: [patch] ppp(8) fails to correctly set routes
Date: Mon, 13 Apr 2009 08:20:40 -0600
At 06:01 AM 4/13/2009, Luiz Otavio O Souza wrote:
>>Note: With the patch as written, the "gateway" (G) flag is set in
>>the routing table entry. This does not seem to cause problems,
>>but the flag should not be set because the "tun" interface is
>>acting as a bridge, not a gateway.
>This patch doesn't fix or change the gateway flag, it only set the
>interface in route update message.
>The gateway problem was fixed in r186308 by Qing Li
>- check the commit log)
Luiz, Qing Li's patch must not have made it into 7.1-RELEASE,
because I had to apply it manually. All three patches (your two
plus Qing Li's) should be committed and MFCed before 7.2-RELEASE,
because we (and others, I'm sure) really need PPP to work properly.
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