Re: [Autoconf] what's a router

Henning Rogge <henning.rogge@fkie.fraunhofer.de> Thu, 05 August 2010 09:42 UTC

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On Thu August 5 2010 11:39:41 Alexandru Petrescu wrote:
> Le 05/08/2010 11:33, Henning Rogge a écrit :
> > On Thu August 5 2010 11:21:37 Alexandru Petrescu wrote:
> >> To me a router is a device and its software doing this:
> >> - has a routing table called such.
> >> - does longest-prefix match algorithm to search in it.  This operation
> >> 
> >>     is not specified (no RFC) but it is there everywhere in every
> >>     router, thanks BSD.
> >> 
> >> - includes that route.h I believe as CP said.
> >> - has multiple interfaces.
> > one of them or all of them ?
> 
> Right, both of them, IMHO.
That make no sense for a MANET, most MANET routers have only a single 
interface.

And you don't need any header files like route.h on a router, just on your 
development system. I don't think you will find many embedded routers (DSL, 
MANET, ...) with header files on them.

Henning Rogge
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