[PATCH 2/9] Nest changes to support SADR.

Dean dluga93 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 7 19:39:30 CET 2017

On 03/07/2017 12:05 PM, Ondrej Zajicek wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 07, 2017 at 12:56:26AM +0100, Dean Luga wrote:
>> From: dean <dluga93 at gmail.com>
>> When SADR is enabled, fib_node contains source address prefix
>> and prefix length.
>> A data structure addr_data was added to be passed to
>> fib_{get|find|route} and net_{get|find} functions and allow
>> the same call syntax for the functions, independently of
>> whether SADR is enabled. Two functions were also added that
>> return an addr_data object initialized to zero or with the
>> data from a fib_node object.
> Hi
> It seems to me that many of these changes replicate the changes that we
> made in development of BIRD 2.x, perhaps your SADR support could be
> moved to that branch.
> It seems to me that a natural way how to represent SADR routes would be
> to have a new network type (e.g. NET_IP6_SADR) containing both src and
> dst IPv6 prefixes. That would allow to use generic code for handling
> networks and routes for handling SADR routes.
Ok, where can I find BIRD 2.x? The archive in the website only contains 
documentation, and I don't see a gitlab branch for 2.x.

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