Subject: Re: erroneous ack packet, ideas please?
To: Michael Richardson <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: tech-net
Date: 07/17/1997 15:35:49
>  It depends on how much information you want to tell the user, but it
>would be nice to be able to specify which kind of denied you want to

exactly my thinking...

>  The advantage of port unreachable is that it makes it the same as if
>you didn't have that service enabled.

yep.  but since i "foresaw" other "requirements" i left that part sort
of open in my ioctl code.  currently it has a switch handling 0, which
means "accept the connection", and the default case sends (will send)
the reset packet.  it would be trivial to add more cases...

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