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Date:	Tue, 24 Aug 2010 11:10:44 +0200
From:	Hagen Paul Pfeifer <hagen@...u.net>
To:	Arnd Hannemann <hannemann@...s.rwth-aachen.de>
Cc:	Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@...il.com>,
	"H.K. Jerry Chu" <hkchu@...gle.com>, <ilpo.jarvinen@...sinki.fi>,
	<davem@...emloft.net>, <netdev@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] TCP_FAILFAST: a new socket option to timeout/abort a connection quicker


On Tue, 24 Aug 2010 10:04:37 +0200, Arnd Hannemann wrote:

> Why not call it TCP_USERTIMEOUT?
> Later you can also send it via the TCP user timeout option... (RFC5482)
> Hmm... is the ms granularity really needed? Does it make sense to abort
> a connection below a second?

I am working on a patch for UTO, the lion share is already implemented. As
I can see this patch introduce a upper limit (max) where UTO on the other
hand provides a lower limit (min). Therefore I am not sure if we should
call this option TCP_USERTIMEOUT.

Cheers, Hagen
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