On 03/06/2018 10:32 PM, Eric Dumazet wrote:
On Tue, 2018-03-06 at 21:53 -0800, Rao Shoaib wrote:

Thanks a lot for your prompt response. Do you have a specific
in mind or will the calls be replaced with simple checks ?
There is upcoming work for that, but not specific to TCP stack.

Also while I have your attention can I ask your opinion about
up some TCP functions, mostly control functions into smaller units
that if a little different behavior is desired it can be achieved
common code could still be shared. Of course you can not say much
without looking at the code but will you even entertain such a change
I am sorry, but I would prefer no code refactoring unless you fix a
serious bug, or prepare for something really new (and having noticeable

We have to maintain stable trees, and such code churns are adding
maintenance hassles.

Of course, you can submit patches, but be warned that you can not
expect us spending hours reviewing patches that might bring serious

I suggest you start with small patches first.

Thanks a lot Eric, I absolutely understand your concerns. I asked the question as I did not want to spend the time if you guys were not willing to even entertain the idea. Thanks a lot for your flexibility. The changes I am making are very simple and very unlikely to cause any issues. You can always reject the patch as too big and I will work to make it smaller.



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