Subject: Re: crypto library speed improvements
To: Thor Lancelot Simon <email@example.com>
From: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/31/2000 15:53:49
On Mon, Jul 31, 2000 at 05:27:11PM -0400, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> > I've added support for using the x86 assembly versions of Blowfish,
> > MD5, RMD160, and some of the BIGNUM routines (used by DSA and
> > RSA). These improve performance of these algorithms significantly.
> How significantly? I found the assembly version of Blowfish to be
> slightly, but repeatably, slower on my AMD processors and on my Celerons.
Look at the log messages.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>