[lldp-devel] Question about CDCP (802.1Qbg)

Thomas-Mich Richter tmricht at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Mon Nov 25 08:04:30 UTC 2013


On 11/22/2013 07:34 PM, John Fastabend wrote:
> On 11/21/2013 04:57 PM, 劉俊明 wrote:
>> Dear All:
>> Does lldpad support Channel Discovery and Configuration Protocol (CDCP)
>> defined in 802.1Qbg?
> 
> No, there is no support for it now.
> 
>> There was a patch that released the initial version of CDCP module on
>> Nov 2, 2011.  But I cannot find anything similar with CDCP in current
>> release source code.
>> Could someone kindly tell me what's happened?
>> Is it obsolete? Or just under development?
>>
> 
> iirc there were a few issues with that patch that needed to be resolved.
> I'm not sure if Thomas plans to resurrect this patch at some point or
> not.
> 

At the moment I do not have time for CDCP support. Maybe next year.
We (IBM) had it in plan, but it moved down in the priority list.


> I wouldn't mind seeing the patch completed at some point but I don't
> have time to do it at the moment.
> 
> .John
> 

Thomas
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