Subject: Re: divert socket?
To: Perry E. Metzger <email@example.com>
From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/25/2001 13:52:14
>> > > > "Optimization", from what I remember, seems to have been largely a
>> > > > question of bumping up the buffer size, wasn't it?
>> > > Ah, now that I look, bpf in -current is lagging behind output from
>> > > tcpdump.org. Who's the maintainer of libpcap/tcpdump things in NetBSD ?
in what sense? there's basically no difference.
>> > Since when does tcpdump.org maintain bpf?
>> Since BPF is part of libpcap.
>libpcap is a client of bpf. it is not the bpf code in the kernel. Or
>am I gravely mistaken here somehow?
libpcap includes userland evaluator for BPF code, and the BPF
interpreter in the kenrel is a subset of userland evaluator. therefore,
you can say that tcpdump.org is responsible for BPF evaluator.