bird6 - The BIRD Internet Routing Daemon for IPv6

Property Value
Distribution openSUSE Tumbleweed
Repository openSUSE Oss all
Package filename bird6-1.6.6-1.1.i586.rpm
Package name bird6
Package version 1.6.6
Package release 1.1
Package architecture i586
Package type rpm
Category Productivity/Networking/Routing
License GPL-2.0-or-later
Maintainer -
Download size 289.60 KB
Installed size 709.88 KB
BIRD is an implementation for routing Internet Protocol packets. IPv4
and IPv6 are supported by running separate daemons. It establishes
multiple routing tables, and uses BGP, RIP, and OSPF routing
protocols, as well as statically defined routes.
This package holds the IPv6 binaries.


Package Version Architecture Repository
bird6-1.6.6-1.1.x86_64.rpm 1.6.6 x86_64 openSUSE Oss
bird6 - - -


Name Value
bird-common - - - - - - - - -


Name Value
bird6 = 1.6.6-1.1
bird6(x86-32) = 1.6.6-1.1
config(bird6) = 1.6.6-1.1


Type URL
Binary Package bird6-1.6.6-1.1.i586.rpm
Source Package bird-1.6.6-1.1.src.rpm

Install Howto

Install bird6 rpm package:

# zypper install bird6




2019-03-01 - Martin Hauke <>
- Update to version 1.6.6
* Several bugfixes related to route propagation
2019-02-03 -
- Update to version 1.6.5
* MRT table dumps (RFC 6396)
* BGP Long-lived graceful restart
* Filter: Make ifname attribute modifiable
* Improved keeping track of IPv6 link-local addresses
* Many bugfixes
2018-12-15 - Jan Engelhardt <>
- Kill off em dashes in summaries. Remove future
aims from descriptions.
2018-12-06 -
- Specfile cleanup
2018-11-14 -
- Update to version 1.6.4
* Basic VRF support
* Simplified autoconf scripts
* BGP: Shutdown communication (RFC 8203)
* BGP: Allow exchanging LOCAL_PREF with eBGP peers
* BGP: Allow to specify interface for regular sessions
* BGP: New option 'disable after cease'
* RAdv: Support for more specific routes (RFC 4191)
* RAdv: Proper handling of prefix retraction
* Filter: Allow silent filter execution
* Filter: Fixed stack overflow in BGP mask expressions.
* Several bug fixes
2017-08-18 -
- added potential fix for the bufferoverflow issue
We will keep fortify_source 0 until the patch was discussed with
2017-08-18 -
- downgrade to _FORTIFY_SOURCE=0 as 1 still fails on TW
2017-08-18 -
- ignore some warnings to make the output more readable
2017-08-18 -
- added
- no longer print false CC lines
- print the actuall gcc calls instead
- properly fix the FORTIFY_SOURCE fix from the earlier commit.
- we just replace the -D_FORTIFY_SOURCE value with what we want
instead of appending another value which leads to warnings
2017-08-18 -
- update to 1.6.3
- Large BGP communities
- BFD authentication (MD5, SHA1)
- SHA1 and SHA2 authentication for RIP and OSPF
- Improved documentation
- Several bug fixes
- changes from version 1.6.2
- Fixes serious bug introduced in the previous version
- changes from version 1.6.1
- Support for IPv6 ECMP
- Better handling of IPv6 tentative addresses
- Several updates and fixes in Babel protocol
- Filter: New !~ operator
- Filter: ASN ranges in bgpmask
- KRT: New kernel protocol option 'metric'
- KRT: New route attribute 'krt_scope'
- Improved BIRD help messages
- Fixes memory leak in BGP multipath
- Fixes handling of empty path segments in BGP AS_PATH
- Several bug fixes
- drop bird-1.5.0-rip_auth_bufferoverflow.patch

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