Patch to fix BGP ghost routes resulting from loops

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Fri Apr 1 17:14:35 CEST 2011

On Sun, Mar 20, 2011 at 04:31:34PM +0100, Ondrej Zajicek wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 01:54:33PM +0100, Ivo Smits wrote:
> > I've created attached patches to prevent BGP route loops from turning  
> > into ghosts (issue reported earlier to the mailing list:  
> >
> >
> > Instead of completely ignoring received BGP routes containing the  
> > router's own AS number, it should now handle them as if the prefixes are  
> > unreachable.
> >
> > We have tested the patch against git and it fixed the issue there. I've  
> > also made an (untested) patch against bird 1.2.5.
> Thanks for the patch. I already have semifinished patch that did some
> bigger changes to BGP error handling code and also fixes this problem,
> so i would not merge that, but it might be useful for others.

Does 1.3.0 include your patch?

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