Port of Niels Provos's file descriptor allocation code

Dag-ErlingSmørgrav des at des.no
Fri Nov 28 16:32:14 PST 2003

Tim Robbins <tjr at freebsd.org> writes:
> I've ported Niels Provos's file descriptor allocation code to FreeBSD
> in case anyone wants to try it out & run some benchmarks. If the performance
> boost turns out to be worth the added complexity, I might clean it up a
> bit and commit it.

What exactly would be the point?  If this is the OpenBSD fdalloc code,
recent widely-publicized benchmarks have shown it to be inferior to
ours.  Perhaps you should concentrate on improving vm_map_find() and
vm_map_findspace() performance instead?

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at des.no

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