[Ns-bugs] [Bug 63] New: flag needed in an internet node to distinguish routers from hosts

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Sun Aug 5 21:49:39 PDT 2007


http://www.nsnam.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=63

           Summary: flag needed in an internet node to distinguish routers
                    from hosts
           Product: ns-3
           Version: pre-release
          Platform: All
        OS/Version: Mac OS
            Status: NEW
          Severity: minor
          Priority: P5
         Component: routing
        AssignedTo: ns-bugs at isi.edu
        ReportedBy: tomh at tomh.org


discussion from the list:
>> - whether to add some kind of flag in an InternetNode that is equivalent
>> >> to /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward , so that every InternetNode is not
>> >> necessarily a router.
> >
> >What is the use-case for that ? Is it not enough to not create a
> >forwarding table for that node ? If not, I suspect that we could
> >trivially add:
> >
> >Ipv4::EnableForwarding ()
> >Ipv4::DisableForwarding ()
> >Ipv4::IsForwardingEnabled ()
> >
> >

Issue left for further study.


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