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Date:	Fri, 17 Jan 2014 13:16:55 +0100
From:	Florent Fourcot <>
	Hannes Frederic Sowa <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH V3 net-next 1/3] ipv6: add the IPV6_FL_F_REFLECT flag

Le 17/01/2014 02:27, Hannes Frederic Sowa a écrit :
> On Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 05:19:16PM +0100, Florent Fourcot wrote:
>> @@ -1000,6 +1002,8 @@ static int tcp_v6_conn_request(struct sock *sk, struct sk_buff *skb)
>>  	ireq = inet_rsk(req);
>>  	ireq->ir_v6_rmt_addr = ipv6_hdr(skb)->saddr;
>>  	ireq->ir_v6_loc_addr = ipv6_hdr(skb)->daddr;
>> +	if (np->repflow)
>> +		np->flow_label = ip6_flowlabel(ipv6_hdr(skb));
>>  	if (!want_cookie || tmp_opt.tstamp_ok)
>>  		TCP_ECN_create_request(req, skb, sock_net(sk));
> I am not sure here, do you write the flow_label on the listening socket?

Hum, yes. You are right, this is bad.

One alternative is not so simple. Perhaps could we store the flowlabel
in inet_request_sock? It will be available in the tcp_v6_send_synack
function, even in case of retransmission.
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