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Date:	Thu, 29 Mar 2007 18:09:28 -0700
From:	Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@...l.org>
To:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
CC:	predrag.hodoba@...il.com, dagriego@...il.com,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] NET: Add TCP connection abort IOCTL

David Miller wrote:
> From: "Predrag Hodoba" <predrag.hodoba@...il.com>
> Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2007 16:56:22 +0200
>
>   
>> Need for such an API is to a degree indicated in the Carrier Grade Linux
>> requirements by The Linux Foundation (former OSDL).
>>     
>
> Something being in the CGL specification is to me exactly a great
> reason NOT to add it.  That specification is so full of garbage it's
> unbelievable.
>
> Thanks, you've given me one more reason not to even remotely consider
> adding this feature.
>   
Agreed, CGL is a vendor driven group that has always wanted to replicate
proprietary misfeatures onto Linux.  There is a real requirement to
provide high availability but there should be no requirement to implement
the solution in the same crap way as legacy Unix.
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