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Date:   Thu, 13 Jan 2022 10:50:42 -0800
From:   Jakub Kicinski <>
To:     Karsten Graul <>
Cc:     Tony Lu <>,
        "D. Wythe" <>,,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next v2] net/smc: Reduce overflow of smc clcsock
 listen queue

On Thu, 13 Jan 2022 09:07:51 +0100 Karsten Graul wrote:
> Lets decide that when you have a specific control that you want to implement. 
> I want to have a very good to introduce another interface into the SMC module,
> making the code more complex and all of that. The decision for the netlink interface 
> was also done because we have the impression that this is the NEW way to go, and
> since we had no interface before we started with the most modern way to implement it.
> TCP et al have a history with sysfs, so thats why it is still there. 
> But I might be wrong on that...

To the best of my knowledge you are correct.

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