Subject: Re: patches for IPv4 PIM
To: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
From: Pavlin Radoslavov <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/27/2004 13:02:50
> On Thu, Aug 26, 2004 at 09:46:50PM +0200, Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
> > Hello everybody
> > Pavlin Radoslavov has set up the patches to bring IPv4 PIM support to
> > our kernel. This feature has been missing for a while (there is just a
> > patchkit against 1.6 available), so let's not miss the opportunity.
> > The patches are available here:
> > http://www.icir.org/pavlin/.private/netbsd/README
> > http://www.icir.org/pavlin/.private/netbsd/sys.20040826.patch
> > http://www.icir.org/pavlin/.private/netbsd/netstat.20040826.patch
> > http://www.icir.org/pavlin/.private/netbsd/pim.h.20040826
> > http://www.icir.org/pavlin/.private/netbsd/pim_var.h.20040826
> > Additionnaly, there is pim(4) and multicast(4) to import from FreeBSD,
> > and options(4) to update.
> > Coule someone knowledgable in that area of the kernel review the
> > patches? If nobody complain, I plan to check in that code in our tree
> > around septmember 5th
> Note that I'm running older version of these patches on a 1.6.2 router, without
> I'd like to see this in too ...
Can you clarify what exactly you mean by "I'd like to see this in too".
The patch I have prepared basically includes all the stuff that is
in the 1.6.2 patch plus more. The new patch is for NetBSD-current,
so eventually it will appear in some of the future releases.
> Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI. Manuel.Bouyer@lip6.fr
> NetBSD: 24 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference