[Bro-Dev] [JIRA] (BIT-1215) bro-cut should be rewritten in C for speed and to not depend on gawk

Slagell, Adam J slagell at illinois.edu
Thu Jul 10 15:15:22 PDT 2014

We are going to make it configurable and default to like a 1000KB line. Otherwise, you add a check to see if you need to reallocate memory for every line processed, which seems inefficient for edge cases. Letting the user override the default is a good compromise though. 

> On Jul 10, 2014, at 4:30 PM, "Robin Sommer (JIRA)" <jira at bro-tracker.atlassian.net> wrote:
> I haven't looked at the code yet but if there's hard line length
> limit in there, that's a problem. bro-cut shouldn't care how long
> lines are.

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