Re: [Autoconf] what's a router

Alexandru Petrescu <alexandru.petrescu@gmail.com> Thu, 05 August 2010 09:39 UTC

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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:
 >
> one of them or all of them ?

Right, both of them, IMHO.

Alex

>
>> - 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