Subject: Re: Proposal: socketfrom()
To: David Laight <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 07/05/2007 08:18:48
On Jul 4, 2007, at 11:54 PM, David Laight wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 05, 2007 at 01:38:05AM -0400, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
>> I have an application that makes outbound TCP connections at a very
>> rate, so high that the overhead of additional system calls to set
>> options considerably impacts performance.
> That sounds as though there is something badly wrong in the code
> paths somewhere.
> Even allowing for the system calls costs, I'm surprised that
> setsockopt() gets anywhere near the cost of connect().
Lots and lots of calls?
> David Laight: firstname.lastname@example.org