Re: [Idr] Alvaro's AD Comments on draft-ietf-idr-ls-distribution

"Susan Hares" <> Tue, 06 October 2015 19:02 UTC

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Adrian :

The next time you edit draft-ietf-idr-ls-distribution in section

/>Generation of the MPLS Protocol Mask/Generation of MPLS Protocol Mask/

Sue Hares 

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Subject: Re: [Idr] Alvaro's AD Comments on draft-ietf-idr-ls-distribution

On 10/5/15, 3:34 PM, "Jeffrey Haas" <> wrote:

. . .
>>> I was mostly wondering if the information is anywhere close to 4k or 
>>> The implementation report doesn¹t say anything either. :-(
>>OK. I see your point. The problem presumably exists for the IGPs as 
>>well (maybe more for OSPF than for ISIS).
>>Anyone in the DR WG want to do the math?
>Not particularly.  I think this is a case where we'd really want the 
>IGP experts to give us ideas of max message sizes and then we'd 
>double-check BGP-LS.
>That said, draft-ietf-idr-bgp-extended-messages is intended to help 
>with these sorts of situations.  (Although that's not broadly 
>implemented yet.)

Exactly!  If we're anywhere close (I don't think so) then we might need the
extended-messages faster..


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