On Wed, 7 Mar 2018 11:43:33 +0300
Sergei Shtylyov <sergei.shtyl...@cogentembedded.com> wrote:

> Hello!
> 
> On 3/7/2018 4:03 AM, Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> 
> > From: Stephen Hemminger <sthem...@microsoft.com>
> > 
> > Every non-multicast route prints an error message.
> > Kernel doesn't filter out unicast routes, it is up to filter function
> > to do this.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Stephen Hemminger <step...@networkplumber.org>
> > ---
> >   ip/ipmroute.c | 7 +++----
> >   1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
> > 
> > diff --git a/ip/ipmroute.c b/ip/ipmroute.c
> > index aa5029b44f41..03ca0575e571 100644
> > --- a/ip/ipmroute.c
> > +++ b/ip/ipmroute.c
> > @@ -75,15 +75,14 @@ int print_mroute(const struct sockaddr_nl *who, struct 
> > nlmsghdr *n, void *arg)
> >             fprintf(stderr, "BUG: wrong nlmsg len %d\n", len);
> >             return -1;
> >     }
> > -   if (r->rtm_type != RTN_MULTICAST) {
> > -           fprintf(stderr, "Not a multicast route (type: %s)\n",
> > -                   rtnl_rtntype_n2a(r->rtm_type, b1, sizeof(b1)));
> > +
> > +   if (r->rtm_type != RTN_MULTICAST)
> >             return 0;
> > -   }
> >   
> >     parse_rtattr(tb, RTA_MAX, RTM_RTA(r), len);
> >     table = rtm_get_table(r, tb);
> >   
> > +  
> 
>     Why?
> 
> >     if (filter.tb > 0 && filter.tb != table)
> >             return 0;
> >     
> 
> MBR, Sergei

The kernel dumps all routes in response to the RTM_GETROUTE and therefore all 
routes show
up in print_mroute.  On my system (which has no mcast), I get this with 
standard 4.14
kernel and ip commands.

$ ip mroute
Not a multicast route (type: unicast)
Not a multicast route (type: unicast)
Not a multicast route (type: unicast)
Not a multicast route (type: unicast)
Not a multicast route (type: unicast)
Not a multicast route (type: broadcast)
Not a multicast route (type: local)
Not a multicast route (type: local)
Not a multicast route (type: broadcast)
Not a multicast route (type: broadcast)
Not a multicast route (type: local)

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