On Mon, May 24, 2010 at 11:25:24AM +0200, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> > 1) why use 'scan time 604800' in device protocol section?
> Because the route server is not expected to get new IP addresses or
> interfaces while BIRD is running.
> Do you believe this could cause troubles?

Probably not. The interface appear/disappear events are handled
as a asynchronous events and this scan is here only to clean up
discrepancies if some of these asynchronous events are missed.

Elen sila lumenn' omentielvo

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