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Date:	Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:17:18 -0700
From:	Andy Zhou <>
To:	Tom Herbert <>
Cc:	David Miller <>,
	Linux Netdev List <>
Subject: Re: [net-next v3 1/3] udp: Expand UDP tunnel common APIs

On Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 9:12 PM, Tom Herbert <> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 8:35 PM, Andy Zhou <> wrote:
>> Added create_udp_tunnel_socket(), packet receive and transmit,  and
>> other related common functions for UDP tunnels.
>> Per net open UDP tunnel ports are tracked in this common layer to
>> prevent sharing of a single port with more than one UDP tunnel.
> This is not needed! If a UDP port is already bound (whether by another
> tunnel or not), then bind during tunnel initialization will fail. All
> this logic to store tunnel sockets in a separate list seems like
> unnecessary complexity. If a driver needs to track multiple ports it
> opens, it can do that on its own like VXLAN is already doing.

I was hoping to retain the udp_tunnel_find_sock() function which seems
to be common.
But it is not doing much at the moment, so I can just drop it in the
next version.
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