[dev] `default` keyword?

Jeff Tantsura jefftant at gmail.com
Fri Mar 30 18:28:03 EDT 2018


In redback we called it “local”
In ALU - GRT (global routing table)

Cheers,
Jeff

> On Mar 30, 2018, at 08:48, JR Rivers <jrrivers at cumulusnetworks.com <mailto:jrrivers at cumulusnetworks.com>> wrote:
> 
> or use "root"?
> 
> On Fri, Mar 30, 2018 at 8:39 AM, Lou Berger <lberger at labn.net <mailto:lberger at labn.net>> wrote:
> Default (or core) makes sense to me...
> 
> 
> On March 30, 2018 11:28:02 AM Donald Sharp <sharpd at cumulusnetworks.com <mailto:sharpd at cumulusnetworks.com>> wrote:
> 
> I would not say we would have a 'show ip route vrf default', although
> I suppose you could add that.  `default` just means to me the main
> routing table.  We need a way to signal that we want to do route
> leaking from the main routing table( static or through bgp ).
> 
> So in my mind the default keyword is just a special word used to say
> 'main routing table' for purposes of figuring out where we are trying
> to apply the command.
> 
> But I agree there is non-trivial amount of work needed to put this in.
> 
> donald
> 
> On Fri, Mar 30, 2018 at 5:20 AM, Philippe Guibert
> <philippe.guibert at 6wind.com <mailto:philippe.guibert at 6wind.com>> wrote:
> > Donald, Renato,
> >
> > so "default"  will be a VRF like the other ones.
> > And it will be accessible in all show vrf <> commands.
> > This is the goal of the change wished ?
> >
> > I agree on the principle.
> > However, some care will be needed:
> > - when creating other VRF, since the keyword "default" will be reserved.
> > - BGP uses the same keyword ( it is hardcoded in bgp_route.c . Some changes
> > will be needed too.
> >
> > Philippe
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > On Thu, Mar 29, 2018 at 11:29 PM, Renato Westphal
> > <renato at opensourcerouting.org <mailto:renato at opensourcerouting.org>> wrote:
> >
> > On Thu, Mar 29, 2018 at 6:22 PM, Donald Sharp
> > <sharpd at cumulusnetworks.com <mailto:sharpd at cumulusnetworks.com>> wrote:
> > > So currently if you want to specify the default vrf as a string you have
> > > to use:
> > >
> > > Default-IP-Routing-Table
> > >
> > > Do people have opinions on what to use?  I am thinking of making the
> > > keyword `default` special in that it will allow lookup of the default
> > > vrf if entered.
> > >
> > > thoughts?
> >
> > I appreciate this idea.
> >
> > `Default-IP-Routing-Table` is hard to type. A simple `default` is much
> > more convenient and I don't see any downside on doing this change.
> >
> > []s
> >
> > --
> > Renato Westphal
> >
> > _______________________________________________
> > dev mailing list
> > dev at lists.frrouting.org <mailto:dev at lists.frrouting.org>
> > https://lists.frrouting.org/listinfo/dev <https://lists.frrouting.org/listinfo/dev>
> >
> >
> 
> _______________________________________________
> dev mailing list
> dev at lists.frrouting.org <mailto:dev at lists.frrouting.org>
> https://lists.frrouting.org/listinfo/dev <https://lists.frrouting.org/listinfo/dev>
> 
> 
> 
> 
> _______________________________________________
> dev mailing list
> dev at lists.frrouting.org <mailto:dev at lists.frrouting.org>
> https://lists.frrouting.org/listinfo/dev <https://lists.frrouting.org/listinfo/dev>
> 
> _______________________________________________
> dev mailing list
> dev at lists.frrouting.org <mailto:dev at lists.frrouting.org>
> https://lists.frrouting.org/listinfo/dev <https://lists.frrouting.org/listinfo/dev>

-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.frrouting.org/pipermail/dev/attachments/20180330/2b4355f9/attachment.html>


More information about the dev mailing list