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Date:   Thu, 23 Apr 2020 21:23:07 -0700
From:   Eric Dumazet <>
To:     Cambda Zhu <>,
        Eric Dumazet <>
Cc:     netdev <>,
        Dust Li <>,
        Tony Lu <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next v2] net: Add TCP_FORCE_LINGER2 to TCP setsockopt

On 4/23/20 7:56 PM, Cambda Zhu wrote:

> If the value between sysctl_tcp_fin_timeout and 2 minutes is legal, should we set tp->linger2
> to TCP_FIN_TIMEOUT_MAX or return an error instead of set it to zero which means the default value?

I would not send an error.

This might break some applications that could consider an error as a serious one.

(You can reuse my patch basically)

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