[Bro-Dev] early performance comparisons of CAF-based run loop

Matthias Vallentin vallentin at icir.org
Fri Apr 14 07:56:09 PDT 2017

> If we can confirm that on at least Linux and FreeBSD for, say, the two
> most recent major releases of each and also consider common
> alternative capturing solutions (pfring, netmap, afnet?), I'd be
> pretty comfortable switching.

Just a quick comment here regarding FreeBSD: the native polling
mechanism is kqueue, and CAF still lacks support for it [1].
Fortunately, this is a rather straight-forward task.


[1] https://github.com/actor-framework/actor-framework/issues/533

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