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Re: [RFD] optimized versions of openssl

"Marcelo E. Magallon" <mmagallo@debian.org> writes:

> >> Michael Stone <mstone@debian.org> writes:
>  > Now for the real overachiever, what would be really cool is if you
>  > hacked openssl to do *runtime* detection of which optimizations to use. 
>  That would be indeed much better.  I blindly assumed he was talking
>  about compiler flags 

I talked about compiler flags and some special hand-crafted assembler

>  and I further assumed that openssl for some reason
>  exhibits an actual speedup thanks to those flags -- as opposed to the
>  usual 1% or so.  If OpenSSL actually has hand-crafted processor
>  specific optimizations runtime detection would be indeed the way to
>  go.

I don't think that upstream has this. And I don't want to hack the
code to do it.

Christoph Martin, EDV der Verwaltung, Uni-Mainz, Germany
 Internet-Mail:  Christoph.Martin@Uni-Mainz.DE
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