From: Ben Greear <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Wed, 28 Aug 2002 00:49:57 -0700
At the time I wrote the vlan code, ...
Ben I basically rewrote nearly the entirety of your VLAN
Next, the lookups happen during ifconfig, and we found this
to be a bug in how ifconfig itself worked.
It made ifconfig of 4k vlans happen in 20 seconds instead of 25
I challenge you to make 4K vlan ifconfig's take 25 minutes
with current sources (both user tools and kernel VLAN stack).
So, I still think it would be good to hash.
Just like the first time you brought this up, and now for the
umpteenth time, I totally disagree. Looking up by index is
totally slow path and therefore there is no need to complicate
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