Port of Niels Provos's file descriptor allocation code

Brad Knowles brad.knowles at skynet.be
Fri Nov 28 16:39:25 PST 2003

At 1:32 AM +0100 2003/11/29, Dag-Erling Smørgrav wrote:

>  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?

	Perhaps the implementation on OpenBSD may be worse than ours, but 
it may add features that help improve our performance further. 
Certainly, both issues should be checked as broadly as possible.

Brad Knowles, <brad.knowles at skynet.be>

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