[Bro] define a variable name based on string in bro

william de ping bill.de.ping at gmail.com
Tue Apr 18 04:23:05 PDT 2017

Hi Jan,

I wonder if O(1) is the case for reading from a table as well ?
If so, what would be the benefit of using a bloom filter ?


On Tue, Apr 18, 2017 at 2:15 PM, Jan Grashöfer <jan.grashoefer at gmail.com>

> > Thank you, but I fail to see what it is your speaking of in the link ?
> > Do you mean that each element in the table is a variable ?
> Exactly.
> > In that case, writing\reading from this table will have complexity of
> O(n),
> > right ?
> No, it should be O(1) on average, see
> https://www.bro.org/sphinx/script-reference/types.html#type-table.
> I hope this helps,
> Jan
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