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Date:	Sat, 14 Jul 2007 00:59:30 -0400
From:	Valdis.Kletnieks@...edu
To:	Adrian Bunk <bunk@...sta.de>
Cc:	davem@...emloft.net, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [2.6 patch] cleanup congestion control options

On Sat, 14 Jul 2007 06:09:54 +0200, Adrian Bunk said:
> This patch contains the following cleanups:
> - note in the prompt if an option depends on EXPERIMENTAL

Who decided whether a particular option is 'experimental' or not?

Lawrence S. Brakmo and Larry L. Peterson. TCP Vegas: end to end congestion
avoidance on a global Internet. IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in
Communications, 13(8), October 1995.

>  config TCP_CONG_VEGAS
> -	tristate "TCP Vegas"
> +	tristate "TCP Vegas (EXPERIMENTAL)"
>  	depends on EXPERIMENTAL

I think the *right* fix here is '- depends on EXPERIMENTAL'.  1995. Geez. :)

(Probably *all* of the 'experimental' tags for congestion control need an in-depth
review - but Vegas struck me as particularly egregious.)


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