[MPTCP] Re: [RFC PATCH] selinux: handle MPTCP consistently with TCP

Florian Westphal fw at strlen.de
Thu Dec 3 23:54:15 UTC 2020

Paul Moore <paul at paul-moore.com> wrote:
> I'm not very well versed in MPTCP, but this *seems* okay to me, minus
> the else-crud chunk.  Just to confirm my understanding, while MPTCP
> allows one TCP connection/stream to be subdivided and distributed
> across multiple interfaces, it does not allow multiple TCP streams to
> be multiplexed on a single connection, yes?

Its the latter.  The application sees a TCP interface (socket), but
data may be carried over multiple individual tcp streams on the wire.

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