This software is a routing daemon designed expecially for wireless
A wireless rooftop network is a network where there are several hosts
connected by wireless (wi-fi, infrared, laser) links to form a mesh.
Host part of this mesh cannot move because the wireless hardware
(antenna, laser receiver, etc.) is firmly posed on rooftop or on
The working principle is simple: each host gets an unique IPV6 address
that represents its latitude and longitude; to build a route from A to
B software choose the A neighbour nearest to B and moves to it, and so
it goes until B is reached.
Unfortunately it can happen that there is no neighbours nearer to
destination: in this case a backtracking is neede.
Until now the algorithm is similar to GPSR routing, but now there
is the innovative idea: when a path is computed the software starts to
search to optimize it making "shortcuts" around non straight parts of
Concluding this approach has following advantages:
- Easy configuration: you have only to provide your latitude and
longitude (with coarse precision).
- Uses IPV6: so it can coesist peacefully with your own IPV4 adhoc
- GPL licensed: you can feel free to modify it to your needs.