tcpdrop(8) for DragonFly

Andre Nathan andre at
Sun Nov 14 11:54:16 PST 2004

Matthew Dillon said:
>     It sounds like the sysctl should have two options, but at least for
>     any initial implementation it should use shutdown rather then drop.
>     There are plenty of ways to deal with TIME_WAIT that would not impose
>     much additional overhead verses a drop.

Would you prefer this option to be set by the caller of the sysctl, or
should a new sysctl be added (something like "net.inet.tcp.drop_action"),
which would cause soshutdown() or soabort() depending on it's value?


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