[ofiwg] completion flags as actually defined by OFI
ira.weiny at intel.com
Tue Apr 14 15:18:57 PDT 2015
> > > "DDP Message transfer is considered completed when the reliable, in-
> > > order transport LLP has indicated that the transfer will occur
> > reliably."
> > >
> > You skipped the important second half of that paragraph of RFC5041:
> > At the Data Source, DDP Message transfer is considered completed when
> > the reliable, in-order transport LLP has indicated that the transfer
> > will occur reliably. Note that this in no way restricts the LLP from
> > buffering the data at either the Data Source or Data Sink. Thus, at
> > the Data Source, completion of a DDP Message does not necessarily
> > mean that the Data Sink has received the message.
> I apparently have a very different interpretation than the iwarp spec writers of
> what it means to say "that the transfer will occur reliably".
I don't understand how a Data Source can ever return the "transfer _will_ occur reliably"?
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