[aprssig] IGate Issues / Hints to igate developers

Heikki Hannikainen hessu at hes.iki.fi
Sat Feb 25 11:41:16 EST 2017

On Sat, 25 Feb 2017, Pete Loveall AE5PL Lists wrote:

> As a reminder, the data portion of the packet is to be passed 
> -unaltered- to the upstream server, period.  Packets are -never- to be 
> delayed to the upstream server.
> IGate authors: PLEASE review your code and resolve any issues that might 
> be applicable.  IGate authors: THANK YOU for the great work you have 
> done.  Let's go the extra step of cleaning up our code.

As a side track of the investigation, I wrote up a few notes of common 
issues seen in igates and other APRS-IS clients. Many of these have been 
fixed many times in various igates, so it might be beneficial to pass this 
on to anyone writing a new igate:


If you have any additions to the list, please let me know.

   - Hessu, OH7LZB

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