[Drbd-dev] [PATCH 31/33] sctp: add sctp_sock_set_nodelay
Marcelo Ricardo Leitner
marcelo.leitner at gmail.com
Sat Jun 13 12:17:47 CEST 2020
On Thu, May 21, 2020 at 10:34:42AM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Wed, May 20, 2020 at 08:39:13PM -0300, Marcelo Ricardo Leitner wrote:
> > On Wed, May 20, 2020 at 04:23:55PM -0700, David Miller wrote:
> > > From: Marcelo Ricardo Leitner <marcelo.leitner at gmail.com>
> > > Date: Wed, 20 May 2020 20:10:01 -0300
> > >
> > > > The duplication with sctp_setsockopt_nodelay() is quite silly/bad.
> > > > Also, why have the 'true' hardcoded? It's what dlm uses, yes, but the
> > > > API could be a bit more complete than that.
> > >
> > > The APIs are being designed based upon what in-tree users actually
> > > make use of. We can expand things later if necessary.
> > Sometimes expanding things later can be though, thus why the worry.
> > But ok, I get it. Thanks.
> > The comment still applies, though. (re the duplication)
> Where do you see duplication?
> sctp_setsockopt_nodelay does the following things:
> - verifies optlen, returns -EINVAL if it doesn't match
> - calls get_user, returns -EFAULT on error
> - converts the value from get_user to a boolean and assigns it
> to sctp_sk(sk)->nodelay
> - returns 0.
> sctp_sock_set_nodelay does:
> - call lock_sock
> - assign true to sctp_sk(sk)->nodelay
> - call release_sock
> - does not return an error code
With the patch there are now two ways of enabling nodelay. It may be
just a boolean set today, but if one wants to probe on it or if we
want to extend it with anything, say a debug msg, we have to do it in
two (very different) places.
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