[Dnsmasq-discuss] localise-queries and IPv6, rtod

Roy Marples roy at marples.name
Fri Aug 23 23:01:48 BST 2019

On 23/08/2019 06:31, For What It Worth wrote:
> Routing Tables of Death - rtod - a kernel, routing protocol, and routing
> daemon stress testing tool
>> See the README for how it works.
> https://github.com/dtaht/rtod/blob/master/README.md starts with
> rtod: Routing Tables of Death
> rtod allows for the rapid injection and removal of large numbers of
> distinct routes per host, as a means to test the capabilities of
> kernels, routing protocols, and routing daemons.
> Do NOT run this on a production network. DO read this documentation.
> The rtod script was developed to stress test kernel routing features,
> daemons, and protocols as a means to measure their behavior and make
> them better.

Someone tested dhcpcd with a similar tool - 

The end result was moving the routing table from a linked list to a RB Tree.
Improved dhcpcd's performance from minutes to seconds with over a 
million routes!


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