[Nfd-dev] How to enable a new forwarding strategy

Alex Afanasyev aa at CS.UCLA.EDU
Tue Feb 9 15:58:55 PST 2016

> On Feb 9, 2016, at 2:31 PM, Lei Liu <bigcatlei at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> We developed a new forwarding strategy, but how to actually use it in NFD? nfdc command-line tool does not recognize this new forwarding strategy.
> NFD developer guide mentioned to modify daemon/fw/available-strategies.cpp and install the new strategy to the list of existing built-in strategies. But this file "daemon/fw/available-strategies.cpp" is no longer available in the latest NFD.
> Thanks,
> Best regards,
> Lei

In .cpp file of your strategy just add

const Name YourStrategyClass::STRATEGY_NAME("ndn:/localhost/nfd/strategy/you-strategy-name/%FD%00");

After that you should be able to use ndn:/localhost/nfd/strategy/you-strategy-name in nfdc.


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