[Jingle] open issue: removing candidates

Olivier Crête olivier.crete at collabora.co.uk
Tue May 12 07:18:12 CDT 2009


On Mon, 2009-05-11 at 22:23 -0700, Justin Uberti wrote:
> Removal of candidates is unnecessary. The client that offered the
> candidate can simply stop using it, at which point connectivity will
> no longer exist, and ICE will force the use of a different candidate.
> 
> 
> The generation attribute is used for when ICE connectivity fails on
> all candidates, and a new set of candidates is needed. In this the
> client allocates a new set of candidates, and the candidates from the
> older generation are to be discarded upon receipt of a candidate from
> a newer generation. This would be useful in the case mentioned above
> where you get a new IP while the call is active.

This looks awfully like an ICE restart.. Except that in that case,
instead of changing the generation, you change the credentials (see
ICE-19 9.2.1.1).

Also, if your IP address has changed, the XMPP connection is also gone.

-- 
Olivier Crête
olivier.crete at collabora.co.uk
Collabora Ltd
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