[Xorp-hackers] Fix for PIM task list hang

Ben Greear greearb at candelatech.com
Thu Jul 2 08:06:55 PDT 2009

Bruce Simpson wrote:
> Ben,
> 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).
> thanks
I've received no other feedback.    When the community branch opens, 
I'll make a push to clean up my patch set and
try to get this and others accepted upstream if the maintainers are willing.


Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com> 
Candela Technologies Inc  http://www.candelatech.com

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