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Date:	Tue, 22 Apr 2008 15:42:12 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
To:	gerrit@....abdn.ac.uk
Cc:	tomasz@...belny.oswiecenia.net, dccp@...r.kernel.org,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [DCCP] [RFC] [Patchv2 1/1]: Queuing policies -- reworked
 version of Tomasz's patch set

From: Gerrit Renker <gerrit@....abdn.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 22 Apr 2008 18:41:52 +0100

> | If we iron this out we could finally return to the main subject of this 
> | thread. That is Patch v2 by me and Gerrit...
> | -- 
> Fully agree - we just need to decide whether or not to use skb->priority.
> 
> Below is as far as I got in integrating your patch last week, it shows
> only the major changes. The following bits have been updated:
> 
>  * skb->priority now cleared before passing the skb onto layer 3;
>  * order of statements in prio_push() reversed (first dropping worst
>    skb and then pushing the new skb - this is better when e.g.
>    tx_qlen=1);
>  * added general parsing routine for cmsg(3) socket control messages
>    and defined one for the SOL_DCCP socket level; thanks to advice
>    by Dave Miller

If this usage of skb->priority is going to override the
IP_TOS socket option setting, I don't think it's a good
idea.

Right now every packet output goes through ip_output.c
which sets skb->priority to sk->sk_priority, which is set
by the user via the IP_TOS socket option in ip_sockglue.c
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