Subject: Re: PR 3508 fix
To: Tad Hunt <>
From: Brad du Plessis <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/28/2004 14:03:16
Is there any valid reason why this (or any other) fix hasn't been applied=

On Tuesday 27 January 2004 20:35, Tad Hunt wrote:
> His patch doesn't cause me any problems, but I have been bitten by
> the cached route bug myself.  I made a slightly different change:
> I don't cache the route at all.  My hypothesis is that on a busy
> router, it is not very likely that the very next packet received
> will be going to the same destination.  On a non-busy router you're
> not gonna notice the time it takes to do the route lookup.
> I would really like a fix to be applied to the NetBSD tree at some
> point though.
> -Tad
> In message <>, you said:
> ;Hi,
> ;
> ;I was just wanting to find out why der Mouse's patch (proposed in 1997=
) to
> ;flush the cached route in the kernel (to fix PR 3508) hasn't been appl=
> to ;-current. I've tested this patch and it seems to work ok. Does it c=
> ;problems elsewhere?
> ;
> ;Thanks,
> ;Brad