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Date:	Thu, 15 Jan 2015 00:43:47 +0200
From:	Vadim Kochan <vadim4j@...il.com>
To:	Stephen Hemminger <stephen@...workplumber.org>
Cc:	Vadim Kochan <vadim4j@...il.com>, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH iproute2] ss: Filter inet dgram sockets with established
 state by default

On Wed, Jan 14, 2015 at 02:41:20PM -0800, Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> On Wed, 14 Jan 2015 08:49:44 +0200
> Vadim Kochan <vadim4j@...il.com> wrote:
> 
> > On Tue, Jan 13, 2015 at 05:31:50PM -0800, Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> > > On Thu,  8 Jan 2015 19:32:22 +0200
> > > Vadim Kochan <vadim4j@...il.com> wrote:
> > > 
> > > > From: Vadim Kochan <vadim4j@...il.com>
> > > > 
> > > > As inet dgram sockets (udp, raw) can call connect(...)  - they
> > > > might be set in ESTABLISHED state. So keep the original behaviour of
> > > > 'ss' which filtered them by ESTABLISHED state by default. So:
> > > > 
> > > >     $ ss -u
> > > > 
> > > >     or
> > > > 
> > > >     $ ss -w
> > > > 
> > > > Will show only ESTABLISHED UDP sockets by default.
> > > > 
> > > > Signed-off-by: Vadim Kochan <vadim4j@...il.com>
> > > > ---
> > > >  misc/ss.c | 4 ++--
> > > >  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> > > > 
> > > > diff --git a/misc/ss.c b/misc/ss.c
> > > > index 08d210a..015d829 100644
> > > > --- a/misc/ss.c
> > > > +++ b/misc/ss.c
> > > > @@ -170,11 +170,11 @@ static const struct filter default_dbs[MAX_DB] = {
> > > >  		.families = (1 << AF_INET) | (1 << AF_INET6),
> > > >  	},
> > > >  	[UDP_DB] = {
> > > > -		.states   = (1 << SS_CLOSE),
> > > > +		.states   = (1 << SS_ESTABLISHED),
> > > >  		.families = (1 << AF_INET) | (1 << AF_INET6),
> > > >  	},
> > > >  	[RAW_DB] = {
> > > > -		.states   = (1 << SS_CLOSE),
> > > > +		.states   = (1 << SS_ESTABLISHED),
> > > >  		.families = (1 << AF_INET) | (1 << AF_INET6),
> > > >  	},
> > > >  	[UNIX_DG_DB] = {
> > > 
> > > This is a change likely to break somebody using 'ss -u' now and the bound
> > > sockets will disappear from the output.
> > > 
> > 
> > But thats was as original behaviour before I added table-driven code
> > (about few commits ago), so thats a rather fix (sorry I did not noticed
> > about it) to keep the previous behaviour for dgram sockets - show
> > established states by default.
> > 
> > Regards,
> 
> Ok, I will merge it and update the comments.
Even with this PATCH I am still confused what is preferred behaviour -
show established dgram sockets (as it was all the way) or closed + established by default.

What do you think ?

Thanks,
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