[ndnSIM] Getting "Face" in PIT of node in simulator version 1.1 & Sending extra interest message

Kanin Assantachai kanin at inl.ics.keio.ac.jp
Wed May 20 19:12:09 PDT 2015

Dear Alex / Spyridon,

I would like to give some update that I have figured out the solution to 
my first question in another email already. However, I still would like 
to receive some suggestions on these 2 issues below. Sorry in advance if 
my email seems like rushing on you. It could take some time to answer my 

Kanin Assantachai

On 19-May-15 12:21 AM, Kanin Assantachai wrote:
> Dear Spyridon / Alex,
> These are the follow-up questions to the email I sent a few days ago. 
> But since they are not quite related to the previous questions, I 
> would like to create another email for a separate series of archived 
> email.
> 1. I would like to print out the list of "Face" stored in the PIT of a 
> node. Even though it was asked before in this archived email: 
> http://www.lists.cs.ucla.edu/pipermail/ndnsim/2015-February/001693.html , 
> the suggested method only applies to the simulator version 2.0 since 
> it uses nfd library in the code. However as I am still working with 
> version 1.1 (I tried to upgrade to version 2.0 earlier, but the BRITE 
> integration component somehow does not compile with the new version), 
> may I ask for possible solutions to do this task in version 1.1?
> 2. I would like to make a node along the content retrieving path sends 
> another copy of the same interest message to its neighbor node instead 
> of the original intended destination. Please suggest some approaches 
> for this feature. For example, let's say there is Node "A" which is 
> connected to Node "B". Node B also connects to both Node C and Node D. 
> If I install a consumer app on node A, and producer apps on both node 
> C and D, how can I make node B sends extra copy of interest message to 
> node D when its original destination of the original interest is node 
> C? I have tried reading through the code of the functions SendPacket() 
> and ScheduleNextPacket() of ndn-consumer.cc, but I am not quite sure 
> if they are the correct place to modify the code.
> Thank you for your kind suggestions in advance.
> Sincerely,
> Kanin Assantachai

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