Subject: Re: crypto library speed improvements
To: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: current-users
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 <>