Superfluous advertisement (was: Friday's Random Comment)

Randy Bush randy at
Sun May 1 00:25:32 UTC 2016

> If B does not send the /24 to F,
> then F will send all the traffic to C,
> even if A wanted a load balance.
> Maybe I could ask the community:
> Why do you advertise longer prefixes with the
> same nexthop as the shoter prefix?
> Is it this use case, or something else?

it is a common TE use case.  but folk watching the water rise
are starting to ask why the whole world should pay for A's TE.


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