Long BGP AS paths

William Herrin bill at herrin.us
Sun Oct 1 22:17:10 CST 2017


On Sun, Oct 1, 2017 at 1:06 PM, Kelly Dowd <kdowd at transelement.net> wrote:

> On Sun, Oct 1, 2017 at 12:29 AM, William Herrin <bill at herrin.us> wrote:
>
>> To the chucklehead who started announcing a 2200+ byte AS path yesterday
>> around 18:27 EDT, I beg of you: STOP. You've triggered a bug in Quagga
>>
>
> Is this better or worse than the "chucklehead" who is running buggy
> routing kit and complaining about what is a perfectly valid configuration?
>

Hi Kelly,

Show me a reasonable use case for an AS path that's much longer than the
Internet is wide and I'll withdraw my complaint.

Your software has bugs too. You just didn't get bitten. This time.

Regards,
Bill Herrin


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