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Date:	Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:02:22 -0400
From:	Vlad Yasevich <vyasevich@...il.com>
To:	David Laight <David.Laight@...LAB.COM>,
	Linux Networking Development Mailing List 
	<netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
	"'linux-sctp@...r.kernel.org'" <linux-sctp@...r.kernel.org>
CC:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next v3 1/3] net: sctp: Open out the check for Nagle

On 07/22/2014 04:59 AM, David Laight wrote:
> The check for Nagle contains 6 separate checks all of which must be true
> before a data packet is delayed.
> Separate out each into its own 'if (test) return SCTP_XMIT_OK' so that
> the reasons can be individually described.
> 
> Also return directly with SCTP_XMIT_RWND_FULL.
> Delete the now-unused 'retval' variable and 'finish' label from
> sctp_packet_can_append_data().
> 
> Signed-off-by: David Laight <david.laight@...lab.com>

Acked-by: Vlad Yasevich <vyasevich@...il.com>

-vlad

> ---
> 
> Resend with corrected subject line.
> 
> Changes from v2:
> - Fix inverted test for 'inflight == 0'
> 
>  net/sctp/output.c | 69 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++--------------------------
>  1 file changed, 36 insertions(+), 33 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/net/sctp/output.c b/net/sctp/output.c
> index 0f4d15f..553ba1d 100644
> --- a/net/sctp/output.c
> +++ b/net/sctp/output.c
> @@ -633,7 +633,6 @@ nomem:
>  static sctp_xmit_t sctp_packet_can_append_data(struct sctp_packet *packet,
>  					   struct sctp_chunk *chunk)
>  {
> -	sctp_xmit_t retval = SCTP_XMIT_OK;
>  	size_t datasize, rwnd, inflight, flight_size;
>  	struct sctp_transport *transport = packet->transport;
>  	struct sctp_association *asoc = transport->asoc;
> @@ -658,15 +657,11 @@ static sctp_xmit_t sctp_packet_can_append_data(struct sctp_packet *packet,
>  
>  	datasize = sctp_data_size(chunk);
>  
> -	if (datasize > rwnd) {
> -		if (inflight > 0) {
> -			/* We have (at least) one data chunk in flight,
> -			 * so we can't fall back to rule 6.1 B).
> -			 */
> -			retval = SCTP_XMIT_RWND_FULL;
> -			goto finish;
> -		}
> -	}
> +	if (datasize > rwnd && inflight > 0)
> +		/* We have (at least) one data chunk in flight,
> +		 * so we can't fall back to rule 6.1 B).
> +		 */
> +		return SCTP_XMIT_RWND_FULL;
>  
>  	/* RFC 2960 6.1  Transmission of DATA Chunks
>  	 *
> @@ -680,36 +675,44 @@ static sctp_xmit_t sctp_packet_can_append_data(struct sctp_packet *packet,
>  	 *    When a Fast Retransmit is being performed the sender SHOULD
>  	 *    ignore the value of cwnd and SHOULD NOT delay retransmission.
>  	 */
> -	if (chunk->fast_retransmit != SCTP_NEED_FRTX)
> -		if (flight_size >= transport->cwnd) {
> -			retval = SCTP_XMIT_RWND_FULL;
> -			goto finish;
> -		}
> +	if (chunk->fast_retransmit != SCTP_NEED_FRTX &&
> +	    flight_size >= transport->cwnd)
> +		return SCTP_XMIT_RWND_FULL;
>  
>  	/* Nagle's algorithm to solve small-packet problem:
>  	 * Inhibit the sending of new chunks when new outgoing data arrives
>  	 * if any previously transmitted data on the connection remains
>  	 * unacknowledged.
>  	 */
> -	if (!sctp_sk(asoc->base.sk)->nodelay && sctp_packet_empty(packet) &&
> -	    inflight && sctp_state(asoc, ESTABLISHED)) {
> -		unsigned int max = transport->pathmtu - packet->overhead;
> -		unsigned int len = chunk->skb->len + q->out_qlen;
> -
> -		/* Check whether this chunk and all the rest of pending
> -		 * data will fit or delay in hopes of bundling a full
> -		 * sized packet.
> -		 * Don't delay large message writes that may have been
> -		 * fragmeneted into small peices.
> -		 */
> -		if ((len < max) && chunk->msg->can_delay) {
> -			retval = SCTP_XMIT_NAGLE_DELAY;
> -			goto finish;
> -		}
> -	}
>  
> -finish:
> -	return retval;
> +	if (sctp_sk(asoc->base.sk)->nodelay)
> +		/* Nagle disabled */
> +		return SCTP_XMIT_OK;
> +
> +	if (!sctp_packet_empty(packet))
> +		/* Append to packet */
> +		return SCTP_XMIT_OK;
> +
> +	if (inflight == 0)
> +		/* Nothing unacked */
> +		return SCTP_XMIT_OK;
> +	
> +	if (!sctp_state(asoc, ESTABLISHED))
> +		return SCTP_XMIT_OK;
> +
> +	/* Check whether this chunk and all the rest of pending data will fit
> +	 * or delay in hopes of bundling a full sized packet.
> +	 */
> +	if (chunk->skb->len + q->out_qlen >= transport->pathmtu - packet->overhead)
> +		/* Enough data queued to fill a packet */
> +		return SCTP_XMIT_OK;
> +
> +	/* Don't delay large message writes that may have been fragmented */
> +	if (!chunk->msg->can_delay)
> +		return SCTP_XMIT_OK;
> +
> +	/* Defer until all data acked or packet full */
> +	return SCTP_XMIT_NAGLE_DELAY;
>  }
>  
>  /* This private function does management things when adding DATA chunk */
> 

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