What packet modes do we support?
Eric S. Raymond
esr at thyrsus.com
Mon Jan 8 22:06:01 UTC 2018
Hal Murray <hmurray at megapathdsl.net>:
> We only expect 3 modes of packets:
> Mode 6 gets diverted off to separate logic very early.
> Mode 3 is requests. We answer them.
> Mode 4 is responses to our requests.
> Do we want to process mode 1? (Other end is trying to peer with us.)
> I think it works to answer them right now, without setting up a peer block to
> save state.
I don't know. My from-the-code-out view does not make me confident that I
know what the consequences of *not* processing mode 1 are.
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