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Re: TCP SYN cookies and Bug #520668

On Sat, 2010-02-13 at 18:24 +0100, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On Feb 13, Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk> wrote:
> > I'm going to agree with Bastian here.  Single-user systems won't need
> > this and system administrators can make their own choice.
> I do not really disagree with your argument, but can you or the other
> people who oppose this explain more clearly why you consider enabling
> SYN cookies by default is a bad idea?

The upstream default is that they are disabled.  The onus is on
proponents to argue why this should be changed.


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

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