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Date:	Tue, 15 Jan 2008 08:19:05 -0800
From:	Stephen Hemminger <stephen.hemminger@...tta.com>
To:	Eric Dumazet <dada1@...mosbay.com>
Cc:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>, robert.olsson@....uu.se,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [RFC 6/6] fib_trie: combine leaf and info

On Tue, 15 Jan 2008 07:16:30 +0100
Eric Dumazet <dada1@...mosbay.com> wrote:

> Eric Dumazet a écrit :
> > Stephen Hemminger a écrit :
> >> Combine the prefix information and the leaf together into one
> >> allocation. This is furthur simplified by converting the hlist
> >> into a simple bitfield.
> >>
> >> Signed-off-by: Stephen Hemminger <stephen.hemminger@...tta.com>
> >>
> >> This patch is experimental (ie it boots and loads routes), but
> >> is slower for the 163,000 route dump test.
> >>
> > 
> > Its also very memory expensive. That was not Robert suggestion I believe.
> > 
> > Its suggestion is to embedd one info into each leaves.
> > 
> > Please find attached to this mail a preliminary and incomplete patch I 
> > wrote this morning before coffee :), to get the idea.
> 
> Oops, patch reversed, sorry, and against another work pending in my tree.
> 
> Now time for cofee :)
> 

Okay, I would rather see the leaf_info explicit inside the leaf, also
your scheme probably breaks if I add two prefixes and then delete the first.
Let me have a go at it.

-- 
Stephen Hemminger <stephen.hemminger@...tta.com>
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