SINGLESOCK - How much to strip away?
Eric S. Raymond
esr at thyrsus.com
Wed May 30 20:44:06 UTC 2018
Hal Murray <hmurray at megapathdsl.net>:
> > What makes it a better idea to wait?
> I don't see any clean solution.
> There are actually two separate areas. One is a single socket. The other is
> interface tracking.
> FreeBSD doesn't support single socket.
> The interface cleanup gets tangled up with cleaning up the UI. I don't see
> any clean solution there.
Well, what we do is break it into pieces. One piece is removing the interface
directive, I think. We already have a decision by Mark to take out the central
part of it, interface-name filtering.
> > Are you interested in doing this yourself?
> It's high on my list, but not the top.
> I'll be glad to help if somebody else wants to do it. It's medium size.
> It's not complicated, but there will be small edits scattered all over the
> It can be done in two steps. First is to dump the work-queue but still make
> each packet get a buffer from the free queue and go back there. The second
> is to remove the free queue.
OK. Ian, those are your marching orders. This is a task that's not as
big as SINGLESOCK itself but will help you get familiar with that code.
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