Re: dev_get_by_index is not hashed: O(n)

From: Bernd Eckenfels (ecki@lina.inka.de)
Date: Fri Aug 30 2002 - 18:59:48 EST


On Fri, Aug 30, 2002 at 02:08:15PM -0700, David S. Miller wrote:
> Or use NETLINK sockets which are built specifically to do these kinds
> of operations efficiently.

patches welcome. now that those are mandatory it is an option, before, it
was not (IMHO). I am also thinking about phasing out backward
compatibility... so essentially 2.0 kernels will be stuck with 1.60 or
something.

Greetings
Bernd

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