Re: [Autoconf] what's a router (was: WC consensus call for RFC5889 modifications )

Henning Rogge <henning.rogge@fkie.fraunhofer.de> Thu, 05 August 2010 09:34 UTC

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On Thu August 5 2010 11:21:37 Alexandru Petrescu wrote:
> To me a router is a device and its software doing this:
one of them or all of them ?

> - 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.

Henning Rogge
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