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RE: router startup behavior

  • From: Randy Bush
  • Date: Mon Jan 14 15:43:32 2002

> a fix might be to not advertise any routes to a BGP peer until you
> receive all the routes that peer has to send you.

that will *greatly* reduce the garbage in the global routing table.  to
zero, in fact.

and, of course, we can not know when a peer has sent all the routes it
has to send to you.