Subject: Re: CVS commit: syssrc/sys/net
To: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Darren Reed <email@example.com>
Date: 09/29/2002 18:12:04
In some email I received from Jason R Thorpe, sie wrote:
> ....I suppose another option would be to have an "mbuf initializer" macro
> that made sure all the fields were set properly... but that doesn't address
> the stack usage problem. I suppose the stack usage hasn't been a problem so
> far, so maybe this is the best choice.
You mentioned the stack a couple of times. The mbuf structure is
only, what 256 bytes or so ? Is something that 'small' a concern
on the stack?
I'm pretty sure that you'll find IPFilter uses bigger structures
on the stack than that :-)