[Bro] Bro threads usage question

Seth Hall seth at icir.org
Mon Oct 20 12:36:29 PDT 2014

On Oct 20, 2014, at 3:19 PM, Raj Srinivasan <raj at bivio.net> wrote:

> I would also like to know under what circumstances a bro worker will create additional threads to process packets or for other functions, if indeed this happens… from my reading of the code, this does not seem to happen, but not being familiar with the code, I am sure I missed something!

You are correct, Bro is single threaded in terms of packet processing.  Threads are currently only used for support tasks right now (logging, input).


Seth Hall
International Computer Science Institute
(Bro) because everyone has a network

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