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Re: TCP SYN cookies and Bug #520668

On Sat, 2010-02-13 at 16:08 +0100, Bastian Blank wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 14, 2010 at 12:42:09AM +1100, Craig Small wrote:
> > Before I make this change, I am emailling debian-devel for comments. I
> > am looking in particular for information about why it could be harmful
> > (if it is).
> You forgot to mail the maintainer of the package you change the
> configuration for. There are several packages now who applies various
> changes and this are all global parameters.
> Also you forget to mention my "no" as kernel maintainer.

I'm going to agree with Bastian here.  Single-user systems won't need
this and system administrators can make their own choice.

There is some ongoing work on enhanced TCP cookies, but it will not be
available for squeeze.


Ben Hutchings
Who are all these weirdos? - David Bowie, about L-Space IRC channel #afp

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