What packet modes do we support?
Eric S. Raymond
esr at thyrsus.com
Tue Jan 9 03:44:58 UTC 2018
Hal Murray <hmurray at megapathdsl.net>:
> esr at thyrsus.com said:
> > 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.
> If somebody else said:
> peer <your-server>
> It would stop working.
> It's probably reasonably easy to process them. Just treat them like mode 3
> until the end where it is packging up the reply, they say mode 2 rather than
> mode 4. The real question is does that do the right thing. I think so, but
> I'll need to study the code some more and/or setup a test case.
Go to it. You have better domain knowledge for this than I do.
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