Re: resurrecting tcphealth
From: Ben Hutchings
Date: Mon Jul 16 2012 - 09:32:36 EST
On Sat, 2012-07-14 at 09:56 +0200, Piotr Sawuk wrote:
> On Sa, 14.07.2012, 03:31, valdis.kletnieks@xxxxxx wrote:
> > On Fri, 13 Jul 2012 16:55:44 -0700, Stephen Hemminger said:
> >> >+ /* Course retransmit inefficiency- this packet has been received
> >> twice. */
> >> >+ tp->dup_pkts_recv++;
> >> I don't understand that comment, could you use a better sentence please?
> > I think what was intended was:
> > /* Curse you, retransmit inefficiency! This packet has been received at
> least twice */
> LOL, no. I think "course retransmit" is short for "course-grained timeout
> caused retransmit" but I can't be sure since I'm not the author of these
> lines. I'll replace that comment with the non-shorthand version though.
> however, I think the real comment here should be:
The word you are looking for is 'coarse' not 'course' (they are
generally pronounced the same, to confuse you).
Ben Hutchings, Staff Engineer, Solarflare
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