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Re: kern/46602: rfc6056 sysctl names are odd
> The following reply was made to PR kern/46602; it has been noted by GNATS.
> From: christos%zoulas.com@localhost (Christos Zoulas)
> To: gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost, kern-bug-people%netbsd.org@localhost,
> gnats-admin%netbsd.org@localhost, netbsd-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost
> Subject: Re: kern/46602: rfc6056 sysctl names are odd
> Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2012 10:39:55 -0400
> On Jun 15, 7:25am, yamt%NetBSD.org@localhost (yamt%NetBSD.org@localhost)
> -- Subject: kern/46602: rfc6056 sysctl names are odd
> | -current has the following sysctl mibs.
> | net.inet.udp.rfc6056.available
> | net.inet.udp.rfc6056.selected
> | net.inet6.udp6.rfc6056.available
> | net.inet6.udp6.rfc6056.selected
> | they seems odd because
> | 1. they are not udp-specific and inconsist with
> | a precedent (net.inet.ip.anonportmin)
> | 2. using the rfc number as a sysctl name is not appropriate.
> | eg. what happens if we add another algorithm?
> | something like "portselect" is a better name.
> | UDP_RFC6056ALGO socket option has the same problems.
> Please suggest new names and I'll change them.
IP_PORTSEL (IPPROTO_IP-level sockopt, along IP_PORTRANGE)
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