Re: VxWorks version of Netperf

Bob Felderman (
Fri, 20 Mar 98 10:38:40 PST

=> > Also, does anyone have any opinion on whether it would be possible to
=> > successfully port netperf to VxWorks within a reasonble amount of time
=> > (i.e., < 1 month)?
=> If VxWorks has standard BSD socket calls and doesn't do funky stuff
=> with data structure padding and alignment (compared to most 32-bit
=> machines) the current stable netperf (2.1pl3?) should be "easy to
=> port."

Yes and no. We looked at it and gave up after a while.
Certainly it has sockets, but the forking that is done
by the netserver is not easily supported. You could write
a netserver that just handles connections on a fixed socket.