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Date:	Wed, 30 Mar 2016 23:37:21 -0400
From:	Willem de Bruijn <>
To:	Soheil Hassas Yeganeh <>
Cc:	David Miller <>,
	Network Development <>,
	Willem de Bruijn <>,
	Eric Dumazet <>,
	Yuchung Cheng <>,
	Neal Cardwell <>,
	Martin KaFai Lau <>,
	Soheil Hassas Yeganeh <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 6/8] ipv6: process socket-level control messages
 in IPv6

On Wed, Mar 30, 2016 at 6:37 PM, Soheil Hassas Yeganeh
<> wrote:
> From: Soheil Hassas Yeganeh <>
> Process socket-level control messages by invoking
> __sock_cmsg_send in ip6_datagram_send_ctl for control messages on
> the SOL_SOCKET layer.
> This makes sure whenever ip6_datagram_send_ctl is called for
> udp and raw, we also process socket-level control messages.
> This is a bit uglier than IPv4, since IPv6 does not have
> something like ipcm_cookie. Perhaps we can later create
> a control message cookie for IPv6?
> Note that this commit interprets new control messages that
> were ignored before. As such, this commit does not change
> the behavior of IPv6 control messages.
> Signed-off-by: Soheil Hassas Yeganeh <>

Acked-by: Willem de Bruijn <>

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