Re: UP1500 Openssl speed
"Thomas Evans" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> >Interesting that the Alpha consistantly outperforms the Athlon on
> >"verify/s" but looses ground on signs/s.
> It's been a while, but one of my tasks before
> leaving Compaq was analyzing openssl for
> potential optimizations to boost it's
> performance on Alpha.
> The lack of rotate instructions seemed to
> be a big factor in performance differences, IIRC.
Out of interest, did these "potential optimizations" translate into
realworld improvements or just for OpenSSL benchmarks, kind of like the way
everyone optimises (well, maybe not AMD) Spec score?