[erlang-questions] OpenBGPD Erlang alternative

Ulf Wiger <>
Sun Nov 19 00:26:55 CET 2006


Den 2006-11-18 23:15:44 skrev Pat e <>:

> Hi,
>
> I just wanted to ask if there is an Erlang alternative to OpenBGPD
> routing software?

Not that I know of. I'd recommend looking at Zebra, but it seems
 from the OpenBGPD testimonials, that many of their users think
it's better than Zebra.

> Erlang should be good at this, right?? ;)

Well, some of it, but I believe that a lot of the heavy work
lies in stuff like longest-prefix match processing, which
is not that easy to do efficiently in erlang.

BR,
Ulf W
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