Subject: Re: Kill socket for certain routes
To: Christos Zoulas <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-net
Date: 12/08/2006 16:23:19 (Christos Zoulas) writes:
> We should not add a timeout to drop connections. Instead we should provide
> a way for the user to drop them, like tcpdrop on OpenBSD and the patch in
> I don't particularly like the sysctl interface, but I don't have a better
> suggestion. In my opinion we should add it.

This would be a very nice general capability, though "socketdrop" (one
might want to drop UDP sockets bound to the vanished address etc.)
might be a more general capability.