[Bro-Dev] #1016: Option to extend uids to 128 bit

Robin Sommer robin at icir.org
Mon Jun 10 07:51:59 PDT 2013

On Sun, Jun 09, 2013 at 17:16 -0000, you wrote:

>  I've been thinking about this one. So, I can understand the desire to move
>  off of 64-bit UIDs, but I don't understand the immediate jump to 128-bit.

That was my initial thought too when seeing the ticket: why not find
some middle-ground (except that I didn't do the math :)

>  While poking around on this, it seems like current implementation could be
>  more efficient. Specifically:

(It's not great, but I don't think this should have much of a
performance impact.)

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