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Re: Sparc64 as amd64 ?

On Fri, 2005-01-14 at 10:24 +0100, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> * Ron Johnson 
> | On Wed, 2005-01-12 at 11:44 +0000, Steve McIntyre wrote:
> |
> | >  * Larger native pointers and types, so large files etc. become easier
> | 
> | So some things are faster in SPARC64.  You'd think that things
> | like cryptography (SSL, for example) would also be faster.
> Easier, not faster.  Why would you think SSL would be faster?

64-bit math.

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