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Date:   Thu, 21 May 2020 09:06:19 +0000
From:   David Laight <David.Laight@...LAB.COM>
To:     'Christoph Hellwig' <hch@....de>,
        Marcelo Ricardo Leitner <marcelo.leitner@...il.com>
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Subject: RE: [PATCH 31/33] sctp: add sctp_sock_set_nodelay

From: Christoph Hellwig
> Sent: 21 May 2020 09:35
> On Wed, May 20, 2020 at 08:39:13PM -0300, Marcelo Ricardo Leitner wrote:
> > On Wed, May 20, 2020 at 04:23:55PM -0700, David Miller wrote:
> > > From: Marcelo Ricardo Leitner <marcelo.leitner@...il.com>
> > > Date: Wed, 20 May 2020 20:10:01 -0300
> > >
> > > > The duplication with sctp_setsockopt_nodelay() is quite silly/bad.
> > > > Also, why have the 'true' hardcoded? It's what dlm uses, yes, but the
> > > > API could be a bit more complete than that.
> > >
> > > The APIs are being designed based upon what in-tree users actually
> > > make use of.  We can expand things later if necessary.
> >
> > Sometimes expanding things later can be though, thus why the worry.
> > But ok, I get it. Thanks.
> >
> > The comment still applies, though. (re the duplication)
> 
> Where do you see duplication?

The whole thing just doesn't scale.

As soon as you get to the slightly more complex requests
like SCTP_INITMSG (which should probably be called to
set the required number of data streams) you've either
got replicated code or nested wrappers.

	David

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