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Revision 1567edea

ID1567edea8d3da7da08092eef15bb3bd4544c6464
Parent b6bf284a
Child a98fbf0f

Added by Ondrej Zajicek almost 13 years ago

Bugfix for routing table breaking bug.

Here is a patch fixing a bug that causes breakage of a local routing
table during shutdown of Bird. The problem was caused by shutdown
of 'device' protocol before shutdown of 'kernel' protocol. When
'device' protocol went down, the route (with local network prefix)
From different protocol (BGP or OSPF) became preferred and installed
to the kernel routing table. Such routes were broken (like
192.168.1.0/24 via 192.168.1.2). I think it is also the cause
of problem reported by Martin Kraus.

The patch disables updating of kernel routing table during shutdown of
Bird. I am not sure whether this is the best way to fix it, I would
prefer to forbid 'kernel' protocol to overwrite routes with
'proto kernel'.

The patch also fixes a problem that during shutdown sometimes routes
created by Bird remained in the kernel routing table.

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