[ndnSIM] Sending just adjacent router name uri, instead of sending it along with the router's name

Junxiao Shi shijunxiao at email.arizona.edu
Fri Jun 8 14:28:51 PDT 2018

Hi Mahsa

Name and URI in adjacency LSA are different.
"Name" is the NDN name of a router, such as
"URI" is the L2 address of a router, such as udp4://

Yours, Junxiao

On Wed, Jun 6, 2018 at 10:54 AM, Mahsa Aghajani <mahsa.aghajani at gmail.com>

> Hello
> I have a question regarding memory usage in NLSR protocol.
> As in NLSR source code, in adjacency.hpp file, adjacency data structure
> has both the adjacent router name(a ndn::Name) and its uri(a string).
> My question is that, is it not sufficient to send only one of these fields?
> for example, sending only router's uri, and in the receiver, using
> ndn::Name constructor(ndn::Name(uri)), make routers name?
> Thanks
> --
> Mahsa Aghajani
> M.Sc. Student
> Department of Computer Engineering
> Sharif University of Technology
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