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Re: refactoring ip_output() and the L2 _output()

On Mon, Feb 04, 2013 at 02:57:57PM +0100, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 04, 2013 at 08:26:47AM -0500, Greg Troxel wrote:
> > I don't think it would be an improvement - you'd need a separate table,
> > and you'd need to do two lookups, one to find the cloning route, and
> > then to find the arp entry.  Right now the arp entry, if present, is
> > found directly.
> I disagree. You are ignoring the impact of having the leaf nodes in the
> routing table, which can be quite significant.

Please explain more about this.  It's not clear what assumptions about
the routing data structure you have made.


David Young    Urbana, IL    (217) 721-9981

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