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Date:	Tue, 28 Oct 2014 08:20:40 +0100
From:	Michele Baldessari <>
To:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [net 1/2] sctp: add transport state in /proc/net/sctp/remaddr

Hi David,

On Mon, Oct 27, 2014 at 06:55:45PM -0400, David Miller wrote:
> From: Michele Baldessari <>
> Date: Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:48:40 +0200
> > It is often quite helpful to be able to know the state of a transport
> > outside of the application itself (for troubleshooting purposes or for
> > monitoring purposes). Add it under /proc/net/sctp/remaddr.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Michele Baldessari <>
> You can't change the layout of procfs files, applications parse
> these files and any modification can potentially break such tools.

Thanks for the review. I assumed that extending a procfile by adding
a column at the end is ok and that tools must cope with that anyway.
(i.e. like it's been done in f19c29e3e391a66a273e9afebaf01917245148cd)

> Secondly, even if this change were acceptable, targetting this
> change at anything other than the net-next tree is not appropriate
> because it is a new feature.

Ok. Unless you are against adding a column, I'll resubmit to net-next
later this week.

Michele Baldessari            <>
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