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Date:   Fri, 10 May 2019 07:27:18 -0400
From:   Neil Horman <>
To:     David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] sctp: remove unused cmd SCTP_CMD_GEN_INIT_ACK

On Thu, May 09, 2019 at 09:39:13AM -0700, David Miller wrote:
> From: Neil Horman <>
> Date: Thu, 9 May 2019 07:32:35 -0400
> > This is definately a valid cleanup, but I wonder if it wouldn't be better to,
> > instead of removing it, to use it.  We have 2 locations where we actually call
> > sctp_make_init_ack, and then have to check the return code and abort the
> > operation if we get a NULL return.  Would it be a better solution (in the sense
> > of keeping our control flow in line with how the rest of the state machine is
> > supposed to work), if we didn't just add a SCTP_CMD_GEN_INIT_ACK sideeffect to
> > the state machine queue in the locations where we otherwise would call
> > sctp_make_init_ack/sctp_add_cmd_sf(...SCTP_CMD_REPLY)?
> Also, net-next is closed 8-)
Details, details :)

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