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Date:   Fri, 28 Aug 2020 16:14:00 -0700 (PDT)
From:   David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
To:     stephen@...workplumber.org
Cc:     avi@...tavi.nl, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, kuba@...nel.org,
        corbet@....net, kuznet@....inr.ac.ru, yoshfuji@...ux-ipv6.org,
        netdev@...r.kernel.org, linux-doc@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3] net: Use standardized (IANA) local port range

From: Stephen Hemminger <stephen@...workplumber.org>
Date: Fri, 28 Aug 2020 14:52:03 -0700

> Changing the default range impacts existing users. Since Linux has been doing
> this for so long, I don't think just because a standards body decided to reserve
> some space is sufficient justification to do this.

Agreed, there is no way we can change this after decades of
precedence.  We will definitely break things for people.

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