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Date:	Sun, 18 Mar 2007 14:23:15 +0000
From:	Alan Cox <alan@...rguk.ukuu.org.uk>
To:	Kyle Moffett <mrmacman_g4@....com>
Cc:	David Howells <dhowells@...hat.com>, davem@...emloft.net,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org, herbert.xu@...hat.com,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, hch@...radead.org,
	arjan@...radead.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/5] [RFC] AF_RXRPC socket family implementation [try
 #2]

> IMHO the problem with classifying RxRPC as a "reliable datagram"  
> socket is that even an atomic unidirectional communication isn't a  
> single datagram, it's at least 3; there is shared connection state  

Thats fine. Any *reliable* protocol sends more than one packet per
message you send. RDM is for reliable messages

> independent and possibly simultaneous RxRPC calls.  From the digging  
> around that I did in the kernel socket code a while ago I don't see a  
> cleaner way of implementing it than a new SOCK_RXRPC.

I disagree entirely. I've still seen no evidence you need a new type for
this. What does AIX do  out of interest ?
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