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Some of the existing daemons are:

-zebra: Interface declaration and static routing

-bgpd: BGP routing protocol

-ospfd: OSPF routing protocol

-ospf6d: OSPF IPv6 routing protocol

-ripd: RIP v2 routing protocol

-ripngd: RIP Ipv6 routing protocol

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    Could you please explain what you mean by 'a new daemon'?
    – Teun Vink
    Commented Dec 20, 2015 at 14:59
  • I'm planning to create/modify a new daemon based on OSPF protocol but using different algorithm. Thanks
    – 8bit Agent
    Commented Dec 22, 2015 at 7:05

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The best guide I found on the topic is Zebra Hacking HOWTO. Other sources of information can be found here. You need to understand how 'threads' and timers work there.

I personally prefer look at source code of quagga. It seems not so readable for the first couple hours, but later they're getting OK.

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  • Thanks Sir Pavel, I'm now looking into this. I'll be open for more further comments/suggestions regarding this topic. :)
    – 8bit Agent
    Commented Dec 22, 2015 at 7:08
  • I think better suggestion here is to try implement your own daemon. You have a lot of examples in the quagga source code :)
    – Pavel
    Commented Dec 25, 2015 at 7:49

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