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Re: Retiring src/sys/netiso and associated code

On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 02:14:25PM -0800, John Nemeth wrote:
> On Jun 20,  4:53pm, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> }
> } a while ago the OSI options were removed from most default kernel
> } configurations due to questionable security state of the code and
> } general lack of testing. I don't think the situation has improved in any
> } noticable way. It adds complexity for the routing code, which I want to
> } work on. Not breaking it requires testing, which doesn't seem to happen.
> } So who is actively using the OSI network stack with NetBSD and is in a
> } position to test changes? Alternatively, I would like to finally let it
> } rest in peace.
>      Isn't it needed to support the IS-IS routing protocol?

Quagga contains at least parts of a userland-only implementation of the
OSI protocol parts needed. As such, any work related to IS-IS should be
focussing on that, I believe.


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