NLSR Release Notes

NLSR version 0.5.0

New Features

  • Set CanBePrefix to false on Hello Interest (Issue #4581)
  • Optionally write prefixes to a copy of config file via nlsrc advertise (Issue #4303)
  • Use SegmentPublisher utility from PSync to publish LSA data (Issue #4760)
  • Add PSync as a dependency and switch it as default in conf file. (Issue #4082)


  • Decouple classes from Nlsr object for easier unit testing (Issue #1952)
  • Set sequence number file in SequencingManager constructor. (Issue #4288)
  • Read conf file in test prefix update processor instead of static string (Issue #3960)
  • Canonize FaceUri in conf file processor (Issue #4817)
  • Remove redundant function “calculateHypDryRoutingTable” (Issue #4811)
  • In dry run mode, print HR and LS routing table in nlsrc separately (Issue #4452)
  • Fix ASan memory leaks in unit tests (Issue #4682)
  • Systemd service files dependency corrections for Ubuntu 18.04 (Issue #4594)

Bug Fixes

  • Fix processing of interest w/ segments for segmented LSA data (Issue #4784)
  • Fib: don’t refresh neighbor router’s FIB entry (Issue #4799)
  • Disable Interest filter loopback where ever not needed (Issue #4768)
  • Avoid crash when ndn-cxx is compiled with tests by setting canBePrefix (Issue #4691)
  • Make sure NLSR is not using any deprecated API (Issue #4679)
  • Fix crash in equals operator of adjacency-list (Issue #4705)
  • Fix error handling and normalize exit codes


  • Improving documentation for NLSR
  • A beginners’ guide to installing and testing on Fedora