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Date:   Mon, 30 Nov 2020 18:34:04 -0800
From:   Jakub Kicinski <>
To:     Paolo Abeni <>
        Eric Dumazet <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 0/6] mptcp: avoid workqueue usage for data

On Fri, 27 Nov 2020 11:10:21 +0100 Paolo Abeni wrote:
> The current locking schema used to protect the MPTCP data-path
> requires the usage of the MPTCP workqueue to process the incoming
> data, depending on trylock result.
> The above poses scalability limits and introduces random delays
> in MPTCP-level acks.
> With this series we use a single spinlock to protect the MPTCP
> data-path, removing the need for workqueue and delayed ack usage.
> This additionally reduces the number of atomic operations required
> per packet and cleans-up considerably the poll/wake-up code.

Applied, thanks!

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