illegal character for interace NIC name

Ondrej Zajicek santiago at
Sat Jan 8 11:57:07 CET 2011

On Fri, Jan 07, 2011 at 05:30:41PM +0800, bird at wrote:
> Dear all,
> Currently we are testing BIRD 1.2.5 at our Lab and found that there a
> illegal Character for NIC. We have tried install 1.2.4 and 1.2.5 even
> reinstall the OS. It still appear that illegal Character.

There is a bug in BSD code that is probably triggered by some changes
in newer BSD systems. You can use attached patch or the one from
Aragon Gouveia.

Elen sila lumenn' omentielvo

Ondrej 'SanTiago' Zajicek (email: santiago at
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