Removing T/TCP and replacing it with something simpler
andre at freebsd.org
Fri Oct 22 08:15:01 PDT 2004
Marco Molteni wrote:
> On Thu, 21 Oct 2004 Andre Oppermann <andre at freebsd.org> wrote:
> > Bruce M Simpson wrote:
> > >
> > > On Thu, Oct 21, 2004 at 04:33:17PM +0200, Andre Oppermann wrote:
> > > > Thus after the removal of T/TCP for the reasons above I want to
> > > > provide a work-alike replacement for T/TCP's functionality:
> > >
> > > I disagree. I think the time spent here would be better spent on
> > > working on an import of SCTP into the kernel, perhaps the KAME code
> > > base would be a good starting point.
> > Is the SCTP in KAME complete and stable? Are there any other (open
> > source) implementations of it?
> SCTP in KAME is complete, stable and fully supported.
> It is mainly developed by the SCTP RFC author, Randall Stewart.
> A T/TCP alternative as you are describing sounds very
> similar to PR-SCTP (Partial Reliability SCTP). (Don't let the
> name fool you, please read the internet draft).
Yes, but it depends on SCTP and we don't have SCTP in the kernel any
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