Did your BGP crash today?

Saku Ytti saku at ytti.fi
Sat Aug 28 06:36:52 CDT 2010


On (2010-08-28 13:23 +0200), Thomas Mangin wrote:

> Those tools are not suitable for regression testing ( I know I wrote exabgp ) not saying they could not be adapted though.
> 
> Fizzing may return crashes or issues with the daemon but it is unlikely. You need predictable input for regression testing and in our particular case how do you detect a corruption without knowing what the behaviour of the router should be on that particular input.

It doesn't actually matter how likely or unlikely one expect such tool to
be finding new issues. There is already value, that researchers like RIPE
in this case, could simply write new test case, instead of needing to build
whole infrastructure.

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