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

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Mon Jun 10 07:56:08 PDT 2013

#1016: Option to extend uids to 128 bit
  Reporter:  rhave            |      Owner:
      Type:  Feature Request  |     Status:  new
  Priority:  Low              |  Milestone:  Bro2.2
 Component:  Bro              |    Version:  git/master
Resolution:                   |   Keywords:

Comment (by robin):

 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
 >  off of 64-bit UIDs, but I don't understand the immediate jump to

 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
 >  more efficient. Specifically:

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

Ticket URL: <http://tracker.bro.org/bro/ticket/1016#comment:3>
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