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Re: routable interfaces

To: gleb@xxxxxxxxxxx (Gleb Natapov)
Subject: Re: routable interfaces
From: kuznet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2001 23:20:49 +0300 (MSK)
Cc: hadi@xxxxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <20010116154713.A5122@nbase.co.il> from "Gleb Natapov" at Jan 16, 1 03:47:13 pm
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Hello!

>                                       but ospf cannot.

Gated does this superbly. If zebra does not, it is buggy.

Yes, ospf is a bit broken protocol in this respect, it is very
inconvenient on shared media. Unfortunetely, this aspect was repaired
only in OSPFv6.


> very complicated, and then what about the ifindexes of these interfaces?

Addresses need not any indices. They are "indices" themselves.

Alexey

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