Re: [babel] [netmod] NULL value for uint16

Juliusz Chroboczek <jch@irif.fr> Tue, 14 September 2021 11:29 UTC

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>> the Babel RFC makes it clear that 0 is a valid value that must not be
>> confused with NULL.

This is true for both seqnos and metrics.  A route with metric 0 is
perfectly valid, and in fact the value 0 is the default for a directly
connected prefix.

-- Juliusz