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Date:   Thu, 18 Jun 2020 14:27:37 +0800
From:   Geliang Tang <geliangtang@...il.com>
To:     Matthieu Baerts <matthieu.baerts@...sares.net>
Cc:     Mat Martineau <mathew.j.martineau@...ux.intel.com>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        mptcp@...ts.01.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 0/3] add MP_PRIO, MP_FAIL and MP_FASTCLOSE
 suboptions handling

On Tue, Jun 16, 2020 at 05:18:56PM +0200, Matthieu Baerts wrote:
> Hi Geliang
> 
> On 16/06/2020 08:47, Geliang Tang wrote:
> > Add handling for sending and receiving the MP_PRIO, MP_FAIL, and
> > MP_FASTCLOSE suboptions.
> 
> Thank you for the patches!
> 
> Unfortunately, I don't think it would be wise to accept them now: for the
> moment, these suboptions are ignored at the reception. If we accept them and
> change some variables like you did, we would need to make sure the kernel is
> still acting correctly. In other words, we would need tests:
> * For MP_PRIO, there are still quite some works to do regarding the
> scheduling of the packets between the different MPTCP subflows to do before
> supporting this.
> * For MP_FAIL, we should forward the info to the path manager.
> * For MP_FASTCLOSE, we should close connections and ACK this.
> 
> Also, net-next is closed for the moment:
> http://vger.kernel.org/~davem/net-next.html
> 
> I would suggest you to discuss about that on MPTCP mailing list. We also
> have meetings every Thursday. New devs are always welcome to contribute to
> new features and bug-fixes!
> 

Hi Matt,

Thanks for your reply. I will do these tests and improve my patches.

-Geliang

> Cheers,
> Matt
> -- 
> Tessares | Belgium | Hybrid Access Solutions
> www.tessares.net

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