ECMP/multipath support

Ondrej Zajicek santiago at
Tue Dec 21 01:13:10 CET 2010

On Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 12:35:17AM +0100, Joakim Tjernlund wrote:
> I meant a #define OSPF_IT_MPTP xx so one knows
> if it is a ptmp and ptp link.

It would need more work to really support PTMP, as there
are places where it is assumed that neighbor list for
PTP iface contains at most one entry.

> For ptp links you don't have to
> scan the neighbour list in calc_next_hop

For PTP iface, the list contains at most one entry (so the scan is fast
:-) ) and you have to examine it anyways to know neighbor's IP address.

Elen sila lumenn' omentielvo

Ondrej 'SanTiago' Zajicek (email: santiago at
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