Annotation of wikisrc/projects/project/nexthop_cache.mdwn, revision 1.1

1.1     ! jmmv        1: [[!template id=project
        !             2: 
        !             3: title="Separate nexthop cache from the routing table"
        !             4: 
        !             5: contact="""
        !             6: [tech-kern](mailto:tech-kern@NetBSD.org),
        !             7: [tech-net](mailto:tech-net@NetBSD.org),
        !             8: [board](mailto:board@NetBSD.org),
        !             9: [core](mailto:core@NetBSD.org)
        !            10: """
        !            11: 
        !            12: category="networking"
        !            13: difficulty="hard"
        !            14: funded="The NetBSD Foundation"
        !            15: 
        !            16: description="""
        !            17: This project proposal is a subtask of [[smp_networking]] and is elegible
        !            18: for funding independently.
        !            19: 
        !            20: The goal of this project is to remove the ARP, AARP, ISO SNPA, and IPv6
        !            21: Neighbors from the routing table.  Instead, the `ifnet` structure should
        !            22: have a set of nexthop caches (usually implemented using
        !            23: [[patricia trees|atomic_radix_patricia_trees]]), one per address family.
        !            24: Each nexthop entry should contain the datalink header needed to reach the
        !            25: neighbor.
        !            26: 
        !            27: This will remove cloneable routes from the routing table and remove the
        !            28: need to maintain protocol-specific code in the common Ethernet, FDDI, PPP,
        !            29: etc. code and put it back where it belongs, in the protocol itself.
        !            30: """
        !            31: ]]
        !            32: 
        !            33: [[!tag smp_networking]]

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