AS PATH limits

William Herrin bill at
Fri Dec 22 22:50:36 CST 2017

On Fri, Dec 22, 2017 at 5:45 PM, Nick Hilliard <nick at> wrote:

> William Herrin wrote:
> > The AS path lengths we're talking about are unreasonable.
> "unreasonable" is a peculiar word to use here :-)
> It's the internet and you can't expect other people not to do silly
> things from time to time.  This is a known problem and it isn't even the
> first time it's been discussed on nanog-l.
> If you've been hit with a known service-affecting problem that can
> easily recur without warning and which will be service affecting if it
> hits again, common sense suggests that it would be a good idea to
> upgrade to a version of code which isn't affected.

Well, that's a brilliant platitude, but what do you do when it breaks over
and over until the other guy upgrades?


William Herrin ................ herrin at  bill at
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