Subject: Re: tcpdrop for NetBSD
To: YAMAMOTO Takashi <>
From: Dheeraj S <>
List: tech-net
Date: 05/11/2005 10:48:58
On Wed, May 11, 2005 at 07:41:46PM +0900, YAMAMOTO Takashi wrote:

> > Hello all,
> >    The attached patches are a port of tcpdrop functionality/program
> > originally from openbsd.
> > It can be used to kill tcp connections graciously. comments ?
> is it appropriate to use sysctl for this kind of things?
> i don't think so.
> (no opinions about the functionality itself.)

In your opinion ioctl is a better way to accomplish the same ?

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