Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Idea for faster dissection on second pas
From: Jakub Zawadzki <[email protected]>
Date: Sun, 13 Oct 2013 00:31:44 +0200
On Sat, Oct 12, 2013 at 05:08:04PM -0400, Evan Huus wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 12, 2013 at 12:29 PM, Evan Huus <[email protected]> wrote:
> > Now I'm wondering how much of this could be alleviated somehow by a more
> > efficient tree representation...
> 
> The answer is apparently lots :)

We've already had similar benchmark result done, while removing emem slabs:
  http://www.wireshark.org/lists/wireshark-dev/201303/msg00101.html
  http://www.wireshark.org/lists/wireshark-dev/201303/msg00105.html

> I tweaked some things in r52568, r52569 and r52573 that had a fairly
> substantial improvement when dissecting with a tree. "tshark -V" is as
> much as 18% faster in my tests, and filtering should improve a little
> as well, though that is much harder to measure.

Still good we regain this performance (and even better tree free now is O(1)),
even if tshark -V might be not normal use case. Thanks.

Cheers,
Kuba.