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Re: [PATCH,RFC] explicit connection confirmation

To: Lennert Buytenhek <buytenh@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH,RFC] explicit connection confirmation
From: bert hubert <ahu@xxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 7 Nov 2002 17:24:24 +0100
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On Thu, Nov 07, 2002 at 09:30:02AM -0500, Lennert Buytenhek wrote:

> > I like having this ability - I dislike offering it to an unsuspecting
> > userspace.
> 
> Userspace needs to turn on the option first, so your 'unsuspecting'
> does not apply.

Ah ok, I thought 'TCP_CONFIRM_CONNECT' was a TCP connection state like
SYN_RECV.

> Again, if the app decides to turn on TCP_CONFIRM_CONNECT, then it's
> up to the app to deal with it properly.  There are very good reasons
> for not turning on TCP_CONFIRM_CONNECT by default, which is why it
> is not on by default, and why grafting a setsockopt onto every daemon
> there is out there is definitely not a good idea.

Exactly. Ok, cool. 

Regards,

bert

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