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Date:	Wed, 18 Sep 2013 10:16:00 +0200
From:	Francesco Fusco <>
To:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next v2 1/2] ipv4: IP_TOS and IP_TTL can be specified
 as ancillary data

Thanks David.
I will resubmit the patches as they are as soon as the merge window 
opens again.


On 09/18/2013 02:46 AM, David Miller wrote:
> From: Francesco Fusco <>
> Date: Wed, 28 Aug 2013 09:56:32 +0200
>> On 08/27/2013 08:56 PM, David Miller wrote:
>>> From: Francesco Fusco <>
>>> Date: Fri, 23 Aug 2013 14:19:32 +0200
>>>>     - changed the icmp_cookie ttl field from __s16 to __u8.
>>>>       A value of 0 means that the TTL has not been specified
>>> Sorry, I have to ask you to change the ttl field type back to __s16
>>> and use "-1" to mean not-specified.
>>> Zero is a valid TTL setting and it means to not allow the
>>> packet to leave this host.
>> Actually setsockopt() does not allow a TTL value of zero:
>>  From net/ipv4/ip_sockglue.c::do_ip_setsockopt()
> Indeed, you are right.
> Please resubmit these patches for the next merge window.
> Thank you.

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