Dynamic cost?

Toke Høiland-Jørgensen toke at toke.dk
Wed Dec 21 21:16:50 CET 2016

Michael McConnell <michael at winkstreaming.com> writes:

> Hello Mike,
> There is no concept of latency by peer in any main stream routing
> protocol because latency can be influenced by traffic load, which
> would create a real mess trying to understand the traffic flow. If you
> know one link is always lower latency than the next you simply set the
> cost manually at startup.

The Babel routing protocol does actually have such a concept; it's not
currently implemented in Bird, however.

See https://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-jonglez-babel-rtt-extension-01 for


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