Subject: Re: de-tuned i386 bn code
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From: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/05/2003 06:06:52
> A while ago, Bill Simpson mentioned that there had been a factor of
> three slowdown in the bignum code in libcrypto between 1.6 and now.
> I've traced this down to the fact that it appears that the hand tuned
> machine language bignum implementation for the i386 port was removed
> during the 0.9.7b import.
> A factor of three is a pretty significant issue for many people. Are
> there any ideas on how we could go about bringing this code back?
done recovering bits from attic. pls try.