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Posted by:dragorn
Subject:2009-05 processor utilization
Date:00:09:01 23/06/2009

> > Are you using libpcap-cvs? This seems to return bad selectable FDs (tcpdump and wireshark suffer the same problem).
> Confirmed - was running the 1.0.1-pre20090616 in Gentoo unstable. Reverted to 1.0.0-r2 and the select() routine is much better-behaved. Do you know whether upstream is aware of the bug?

I'll write up a test case and make sure to post it on the devlist, thanks for reminding me.

Glad reverting fixed it, since I'd only ever seen it on the dev version, wasn't looking forwards to tracking that one down.


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