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Re: Accounting for subsets of total traffic
On 31/03/2011 4:11 AM, Alan DeKok wrote:
Stefan Winter wrote:
I am aware that I used 64-Bit Counters even though that datatype doesn't
exist. That's because -Gigawords is a terrible hack around the 32-Bit
limitation of integers; I think it might be about time to change that.
If there's an expression interest on the list, it might as well be
added to the extended attrs draft.
I think there would be a very useful benefit in 64 bit data types. I've
recently been having to spend quite a bit of time performing a variety
of 4.2Gig uploads/downloads just to verify correct gigawords handling in
new RADIUS accounting code. 64 bit counters would mean one less thing to
handle in accounting code, and one less thing to have to worry about
If this thinking is in an acceptable general direction, I'm happy to put
it into a draft as soon as I'm back home with a shell access to xml2rfc.
It looks interesting.
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