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Date:   Fri, 11 Jan 2019 02:57:39 -0800
From:   Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@...il.com>
To:     Florian Westphal <fw@...len.de>, Tom Herbert <tom@...bertland.com>
Cc:     Linux Kernel Network Developers <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>,
        Peter Oskolkov <posk@...gle.com>,
        Timothy Winters <twinters@....unh.edu>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 23/30] ipv6: defrag: drop non-last frags smaller than
 min mtu



On 01/10/2019 02:22 PM, Florian Westphal wrote:
> Tom Herbert <tom@...bertland.com> wrote:
>> I couldn't find any mention of the advisory in the commit logs or
>> netdev discussion, and apparently there's no protocol requirement that
>> intermediate fragements need to be at least minimal MTU. Maybe this
>> patch should be reverted?
> 
> Currently ipv6 reasm doesn't use rbtree infrastructure, so it would
> have to be converted first.
> 

<quote>
Section 4.5 of RFC 8200 allows for sending any fragment for
fragments as long they add up to the original packet. 
</quote>

I do not believe we need an rbtree to implement this idea.

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