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described the RP selection algorithm between static-RP and BSR-based RP

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  1. +7 −3 kame/kame/pim6sd/pim6sd.conf.5
10 kame/kame/pim6sd/pim6sd.conf.5
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-.\" $KAME: pim6sd.conf.5,v 1.21 2003/04/30 05:09:01 suz Exp $
+.\" $KAME: pim6sd.conf.5,v 1.22 2003/08/10 17:09:14 suz Exp $
.\" Copyright (C) 1999 WIDE Project.
.\" All rights reserved.
@@ -295,8 +295,8 @@ The default value is 0, which means the highest priority.
.Op Ic priority Ar priority
.Ic ;
-Specifies a static group-to-RP mapping. Must be used when BSR message
-does not arrive from the upstream router.
+Specifies a static group-to-RP mapping. Necessary when there is a
+IPv6 multicast router not understanding BSR message.
It cannot be specified with
.Ic cand_rp
@@ -308,6 +308,10 @@ static group-to-RP mappings by this option while flodding BSR messages
from upstream to downstreams, but cannot redistribute this static mapping
by BSR messages.
+If this option and BSR message provides a different RP for the same group,
+the one with higher priority (i.e. smaller priority value) is chosen.
+If their priority is same, static one wins.
An optional parameter
.Ic priority
specifies the priority of this static group-to-RP mapping.
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