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Date:   Fri, 23 Dec 2022 09:36:54 +1100
From:   Jonathan Maxwell <>
To:     David Ahern <>
Cc:     Paolo Abeni <>,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [net-next] ipv6: fix routing cache overflow for raw sockets

On Fri, Dec 23, 2022 at 3:17 AM David Ahern <> wrote:
> On 12/21/22 10:39 PM, Jonathan Maxwell wrote:
> > There are some mistakes in this prototype patch. Let me come up with a
> > better one. I'll submit a new patch in the new year for review. Thanks for
> > the suggestion DavidA.
> you are welcome. When you submit the next one, it would be helpful to
> show change in memory consumption and a comparison to IPv4 for a similar
> raw socket program.

Sure will do, I have an ipv4 version of the test program and a better patch.
Initial results are quite similar for resource usage. The ipv6 GC does a good
job at managing memory  resources with max_size threshold removed. I'll
include some comparison stats after I test this  extensively when I submit
the new patch.

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