Re: tcptrace-bugs Re: AVL bug-fix available

From: Shawn Ostermann (
Date: 11/05/04

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From: Shawn Ostermann <>
Subject: Re: tcptrace-bugs Re: AVL bug-fix available
Date: Fri, 5 Nov 2004 10:02:25 -0500

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That would be very helpful if you could get the chance.


On Nov 5, 2004, at 10:00 AM, Lennert Buytenhek wrote:

> On Fri, Nov 05, 2004 at 09:00:21AM -0500, Shawn Ostermann wrote:
>>> No more infinite loops here, thanks!
>> Thanks for getting back to us. I'm still pretty skeptical that there
>> was actually a loop; the bug that we found wouldn't have caused that.
>> I
>> suspect that it was a thrashing (constant paging) problem.
> When I killed the original version, it had burnt up about (IIRC) 3000
> CPU minutes.
>> After your note, we've spent a lot of time with HUGE trace files the
>> last few days. The one we were playing with yesterday was only 800MB,
>> but it was great for chewing up memory. Once we put it on a machine
>> with enough physical memory, it ran in about 50 seconds.
> Hmmm. I have an 8G machine around it, I'll try the original file and
> the original tcptrace version on it and get back to you.
> cheers,
> Lennert
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