[ndnSIM] Interest Timeout

Alex Afanasyev alexander.afanasyev at UCLA.EDU
Thu Jan 8 18:34:06 PST 2015

Hi Marco,

Interest will expire if interest lifetime specified by the consumer.  If you don’t specify anything, the Consumer classes will use 2 seconds as a default value for the interest lifetime.

And yes, WillEraseTimedOutPendingInterest will be automatically called with interest expires.


> On Jan 5, 2015, at 6:24 AM, Marco Ulgelmo <marco.ulge at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I'd like to know if an Interest Packet automatically expires (timeout) after a predefined amount of time by default or if it should be set by the Consumer when creating the Interest Packet. 
> Also, when an Interest expires, is the WillEraseTimedOutPendingInterest method automatically invoked?
> Regards,
> Marco

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