[Bro-Dev] [Bro-Commits] [git/bro] master: Merge remote-tracking branch 'origin/topic/dnthayer/ticket1215' (25b8efe)

Daniel Thayer dnthayer at illinois.edu
Sun Aug 3 08:10:37 PDT 2014


On 08/01/2014 10:58 PM, Seth Hall wrote:
>
> On Aug 1, 2014, at 6:42 PM, Robin Sommer <robin at icir.org> wrote:
>
>>       Update PATH so that documentation btests can find bro-cut
>>       Remove gawk from list of optional packages in documentation
>
> Woo!  Faster bro-cut!  For everyone on bro-dev that didn't know what was going on, Justin and Daniel just rewrote bro-cut as a C tool and *greatly* improved it's speed.  Justin/Daniel, could one of you comment on here with a rough estimate of how much faster bro-cut is now?
>
> Thanks!
>    .Seth
>

For me, the new bro-cut runs roughly 10x faster than
the old one (the exact amount of speedup depends on which
hardware and bro-cut options you're using).  Another
benefit of the new bro-cut is that Bro no longer depends
on gawk for anything.

-Daniel


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