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		       BIRD Internet Routing Daemon 0.0.0
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		(c) 1998--2000  Martin Mares <mj@ucw.cz>
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                (c) 1998--2000  Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz>
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                (c) 1998--2000  Ondrej Filip <feela@network.cz>
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The BIRD project is an attempt to create a routing daemon running on UNIX-like
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systems (but not necessarily limited to them) with full support of all modern
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routing protocols, easy to use configuration interface and powerful route
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filtering language.
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BIG FAT WARNING: This is still a development version which probably has lots
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of bugs and missing features (including documentation); see below for what is
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implemented and what still isn't.
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Welcome to our alpha test team!  If you want to help us debugging, enhancing
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and porting BIRD or just lurking around to see what's going to develop from
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this strange creature, feel free to subscribe to the BIRD users mailing
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list (bird-users@atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz, send subscribes to majordomo
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at the same machine).  Bug reports, suggestions, feature requests (: and
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code :) are welcome.
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BIRD has been developed as a student project at the Faculty of Math
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and Physics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic under supervision
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of RNDr. Libor Forst <forst@cuni.cz>.
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    This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
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    it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
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    the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
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    (at your option) any later version.
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    This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
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    but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
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    MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
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    GNU General Public License for more details.
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    You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
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    along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
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    Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA  02111-1307  USA
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How to install BIRD:
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	./configure
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	make
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	make install
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	vi /usr/local/etc/bird.conf
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What do we support:
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	o  Both IPv4 and IPv6 (use --enable-ipv6 when configuring)
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	o  Multiple routing tables
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	o  BGP
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	o  RIP
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	o  Partial implementation of OSPF (IPv4 only; soon to be
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	   functional).
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	o  Static routes
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	o  Inter-table protocol
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	o  Command-line interface (using the `birdc' client; to get
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	   some help, just press `?')
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	o  Soft reconfiguration -- no online commands for changing the
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	   configuration in very limited ways, just edit the configuration
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	   file and issue a `configure' command or send SIGHUP and BIRD
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	   will start using the new configuration, possibly restarting
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	   protocols affected by the configuration changes.
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	o  Powerful language for route filtering (see doc/bird.conf.example).
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Missing (see also the TODO file):
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	o  Rest of OSPF
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	o  Documentation
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Good Luck and enjoy the BIRD :)
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						The BIRD Team