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From: Alex Zinin (azininNEXSI.COM)
Date: Thu Jan 31 2002 - 15:19:52 CST
> Hi ,
> If a (possibly incorrect) implementation of OSPF sends a Type 3/5 LSA
> with a multicast LSID address, what should be the behavior of
> the receiving router. Should we reject such LSAs or add it to the
> LS database.
The LSDB/flooding part of an implementation should not make any
assumptions about specific values of the fields in the LSA headers.
They need to be treated as IDs only. The fact that LS IDs for some
LSAs are used to carry IP-related information should not affect
the LSDB/flooding code.
So, you need to accept and flood these LSAs according to the spec.
It is the routing table calculation part where you check such