Ethereal-dev: Re: [Ethereal-dev] Back to performance...

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From: "Guy Harris" <[email protected]>
Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2004 16:46:45 -0700 (PDT)
Ian Schorr said:
> In the other direction, is there any reason that the packet list needs
> to be rebuilt every time a new tap listener is added or changed in some
> way?

Definitely not, at least in some cases, which is why I created
"retap_packets()" and made the tap code use it in some places - it doesn't
rebuild the packet list, it just redissects the packets (and doesn't even
bother building the protocol tree if there are no tap filters).