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Re: any interest in JIT for bpf and npf_ncode?


On Wed, Dec 28, 2011 at 6:19 PM, Alexander Nasonov <> 
> Hi,
> I've been playing with sljit in the last few days. SLJIT stands for
> state-less just-in-time compiler and it supports the following
> architectures (from
> Intel x86-32
> AMD x86-64
> ARM (Including ARM-v5, ARM-v7 and Thumb2 instruction sets)
> IBM PowerPC-32
> IBM PowerPC-64
> MIPS-32
> I implemented code generation for some bpf instructions. The supported
> set is rich enough to measure a performance of a real (well, almost)
> bpf program. JIT code is 3-4 times faster on Ubuntu armv7 and 4.5 times
> faster on NetBSD-current amd64.
Those numbers look great.

> Is there is interest, I can look into porting sljit to the kernel and
> adding npf_ncode.
Sure there is. The more performance the better, always ;-)


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