Commit 89e7de98 authored by Martin Mareš's avatar Martin Mareš

Updated distribution README.

parent d4f72db3
BIRD Internet Routing Daemon 0.0.0
BIRD Internet Routing Daemon 1.0.0
(c) 1998--2000 Martin Mares <mj@ucw.cz>
(c) 1998--2000 Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz>
......@@ -11,18 +11,14 @@ systems (but not necessarily limited to them) with full support of all modern
routing protocols, easy to use configuration interface and powerful route
filtering language.
BIG FAT WARNING: This is still a development version which probably has lots
of bugs and missing features (including documentation); see below for what is
implemented and what still isn't.
If you want to help us debugging, enhancing and porting BIRD or just lurk
around to see what's going to develop from this strange creature, feel free
to subscribe to the BIRD users mailing list (bird-users@bird.network.cz),
send subscribes to majordomo at the same machine). Bug reports, suggestions,
feature requests (: and code :) are welcome.
Welcome to our alpha test team! If you want to help us debugging, enhancing
and porting BIRD or just lurking around to see what's going to develop from
this strange creature, feel free to subscribe to the BIRD users mailing
list (bird-users@atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz, send subscribes to majordomo
at the same machine). Bug reports, suggestions, feature requests (: and
code :) are welcome.
You can download the latest version from ftp://atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/pub/bird/.
You can download the latest version from ftp://bird.network.cz/pub/bird/
and look at the BIRD home page at http://bird.network.cz/.
BIRD has been developed as a student project at the Faculty of Math
and Physics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic under supervision
......@@ -50,14 +46,17 @@ How to install BIRD:
make install
vi /usr/local/etc/bird.conf
Online documentation is available as HTML files in the doc directory.
You can also download a neatly formatted PostScript version as a separate
archive (bird-doc-*.tar.gz).
What do we support:
o Both IPv4 and IPv6 (use --enable-ipv6 when configuring)
o Multiple routing tables
o BGP
o RIP
o Partial implementation of OSPF (IPv4 only; soon to be
functional).
o OSPF (IPv4 only)
o Static routes
o Inter-table protocol
o Command-line interface (using the `birdc' client; to get
......@@ -69,11 +68,5 @@ What do we support:
protocols affected by the configuration changes.
o Powerful language for route filtering (see doc/bird.conf.example).
Missing (see also the TODO file):
o Rest of OSPF
o Documentation (see the doc/ directory for a skeleton)
Good Luck and enjoy the BIRD :)
The BIRD Team
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