I can start a 'mpls-linux-devel' mailing list over at SF if you would like.
On Sun, Nov 23, 2003 at 10:28:11AM -0500, jamal wrote:
> Not sure if i wanna see another xxtable or netfilter hook in there just
> so we can do an LSP ping. I have some ideas, so I dont wanna see the
> patch incase it influences me; lets discuss later and if it turns out
> netfilter is the better way to go then we will take that path.
> Heres what i will do: I am going to write a design description since
> there is enough interest.
> The discussion belongs to a small list of interested people not netdev.
> Anyone willing to create a small mailing list? Make sure you subscribe
> This way i can ask for help from people to do coding instead of being
> the bottleneck.
> I am gonna start working on the doc about _NOW_ ; i should have
> something late today or early tommorow.
> On Sun, 2003-11-23 at 08:13, Ramon Casellas wrote:
> > On Sat, 22 Nov 2003, Harald Welte wrote:
> > > now that is interesting. I have a working patch for adding netfilter
> > > hooks to the old MPLS stack. If your rewrite doesn't yet have some,
> > > I'll gladly add them.
> > >
> > > I also have a working implementation of the draft-ietf-mpls-lsp-ping-01
> > > based on the netfilter hooks for James Leu's MPLS implementation, btw.
> > Hi Harald,
> > Thanks for your anwser.
> > Some details:
> > * Jamal and Dave are working on something. As soon as they release the
> > code we can get a whole picture of the state of the project. I don't know
> > the extent of their rewrite. Maybe jamal and/or Dave can give us an
> > overview of their changes. We'll see.
> > * In the meantime, we are syncing efforts with James. Right know we have a
> > patch that applies to test9. It has mostly been a RFC (Rewrite, Format and
> > Comment). What I did was:
> > - Format the existing code, add comments for each function, start
> > documenting, clean up unneeded local variables, conform to C90
> > - Rewrite the procfs implementation to use seq_files (I've tested a
> > little and works)
> > - Clean up the "tunnel" module.
> > it compiles, boots and the entries are created in /proc/net/mpls/*
> > * Your netfilter and LSP Ping impl. patch would be must welcome. IIRC
> > correctly, James was also working on netfilter (I haven't, so I CC'ed him
> > here). James, can you give us an overview of that?
> > * I'm waiting (should come in some days) for James to commit my latest
> > changes to the P4 repository.
> > * CVS and sourceforge releases are out of date. We have two
> > possibilities: either you set up a p4 client and wait for James commit, or
> > I can provide you with a unified diff for 2.6.0-test9 using my private
> > copy.
> > However, I would be glad to take a look at your patches, even if they
> > apply to the old code.
> > Best regards
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James R. Leu