TCP loopback socket fusing

Andre Oppermann oppermann at
Mon Sep 13 12:54:36 UTC 2010

On 13.09.2010 14:45, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> In message<4C8E0C1E.2020707 at>, Andre Oppermann writes:
>> To short-circuit the send and receive sockets on localhost TCP connections
>> I've made a proof-of-concept patch that directly places the data in the
>> other side's socket buffer without doing any packetization and other protocol
>> overhead [...]
> Can we keep the option (sysctl ?) of doing the full packet thing, it is
> a very convenient debugging tool...

Yes, an appropriate sysctl is already contained in the patch (w/o man
page documentation yet).


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