[Xorp-hackers] Fix for PIM task list hang

Bruce Simpson bms at incunabulum.net
Thu Jul 2 03:35:39 PDT 2009


It sounds like you've found a real bug here.

Have you managed to get any feedback from Pavlin on this patch? He 
probably knows the PIM-SM code better than anyone else.

Ben Greear wrote:
> On some error conditions related to interface removal, the PIM 
> callbacks would
> not handle the next task, and so nothing would ever look at the task 
> queue
> again, effectively hanging the multicast routing daemon. 

Unfortunately this can't go in until the community branch re-opens, the 
commented-out XLOG macros probably need to get reintroduced as warnings 
just to be conservative (and tidy).


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