Re: [quicwg/base-drafts] GOAWAY initiating a graceful shutdown can carry a huge stream ID (#3343)

Kazuho Oku <> Wed, 15 January 2020 01:58 UTC

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Subject: Re: [quicwg/base-drafts] GOAWAY initiating a graceful shutdown can carry a huge stream ID (#3343)
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kazuho commented on this pull request.

> @@ -727,12 +727,15 @@ indicating different stream IDs, but MUST NOT increase the value they send in
 the last Stream ID, since clients might already have retried unprocessed
 requests on another connection.  A server that is attempting to gracefully shut
 down a connection SHOULD send an initial GOAWAY frame with the last Stream ID
-set to the maximum value allowed by QUIC's MAX_STREAMS and SHOULD NOT increase
-the MAX_STREAMS limit thereafter.  This signals to the client that a shutdown is
-imminent and that initiating further requests is prohibited.  After allowing
-time for any in-flight requests (at least one round-trip time), the server MAY
-send another GOAWAY frame with an updated last Stream ID.  This ensures that a
-connection can be cleanly shut down without losing requests.
+set to the maximum value allowed by the concurrency control of QUIC for the
+client-initiated, bidirectional streams (see section 4.5 of {{QUIC-TRANSPORT}})
+or any value above that, and SHOULD forbid the QUIC transport from granting

That's a good point. I've updated the text in a270887, please take a look.

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