Re: [RFD] optimized versions of openssl
"Marcelo E. Magallon" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> >> Michael Stone <email@example.com> 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
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