Subject: Re: dumping options TCP_COMPAT_42
To: Havard Eidnes <>
From: Hauke Fath <hauke@Espresso.Rhein-Neckar.DE>
List: tech-net
Date: 11/11/2006 16:47:43
At 11:43 Uhr +0100 11.11.2006, Havard Eidnes wrote:
>So, what, exactly, are the technical reasons you want to remove
>the option and the associated few lines of code?


Others may know more, but ISTR that the option is relevant for on-the-wire
interoperability with 4.2BSD derived legacy OSes. That's something we may
still want.


(What is the English equivalent for "Putzzwang"?  ;)

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