[JNPR] Network stack as a module (RFC)

Marcel Moolenaar marcel at xcllnt.net
Mon Nov 18 17:56:39 UTC 2013

On Nov 18, 2013, at 8:41 AM, Gleb Smirnoff <glebius at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
> Have you measured the performance impact on the loadable stack? I
> suppose many functions, that are now called directly, with loadable
> stack will be called via functon pointers.

No impact. Building the stack as a module doesn't actually
change any function calls.

> M> It all really comes in handy for the opaque ifnet work...
> Actually I wanted to start it for a long time. But since at
> EuroBSDCon 2011 you said that you plan to import Junipers'
> transform of ifnet, I held off my intentions. Until now I
> was almost sure that plan on brining junipers ifnet was
> abandoned.

I think there's been a communication problem. I'll talk to
you and Andre offline...

Marcel Moolenaar
marcel at xcllnt.net

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