Next-hop check not needed?

Vincent Bernat bernat at
Tue Jul 4 17:19:37 CEST 2017

 ❦  4 juillet 2017 14:49 +0200, Ondrej Zajicek <santiago at> :

> The patch looks fine, but there is one conceptual problem - onlink flag
> is not really property of a route, but property of a next hop, so your
> patch is incompatible with ECMP. Unfortunately, we currently do not have
> similar flexile attribute mechanism for per-next-hop data.

Understood. Fortunately, in my case, those routes are not really needed
locally, so I can just filter them and announce them only over
BGP. Thanks for the help.
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