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Re: [PATCH 3/3 XFRM]: Fix invalid key for lookup of cached bundles

To: Herbert Xu <herbert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/3 XFRM]: Fix invalid key for lookup of cached bundles
From: Patrick McHardy <kaber@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 07 Mar 2005 03:30:26 +0100
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Herbert Xu wrote:
How about we fix the bundle problem first, and then add the fwmark/tos
stuff? I think fixing the bundle list scalability is probably more
important than having working TOS/fwmark at this point in time.

I agree that it is more important, but I don't see any harm in fixing the other problem for transport mode first. Fixing the scalability problem requires a dynamically resized hash, anything static will lead to different scalability problems with a large number of policies. The tos/fwmark part looks comparatively small, simply reroute all packets based on src/dst/fwmark/predicted final tos if they differ. But since both of this is not done yet, I think it would be better to fix the smaller problem first.


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