GNU bug report logs - #5962
performance: improving SHA1 using intel SS3 instructions

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Package: coreutils; Severity: wishlist; Reported by: Jim Meyering <jim@HIDDEN>; dated Sat, 17 Apr 2010 07:51:02 UTC; Maintainer for coreutils is bug-coreutils@HIDDEN.
Changed bug title to 'performance: improving SHA1 using intel SS3 instructions' from 'improving SHA1 using intel SS3 instructions' Request was from Assaf Gordon <assafgordon@HIDDEN> to control <at> debbugs.gnu.org. Full text available.
Severity set to 'wishlist' from 'normal' Request was from Assaf Gordon <assafgordon@HIDDEN> to control <at> debbugs.gnu.org. Full text available.

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Subject: Re: improving SHA1 using intel SS3 instructions
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Robbins, Aharon wrote:
> http://software.intel.com/en-us/articles/improving-the-performance-of-the-secure-hash-algorithm-1/?cid=sw:dslnews5149

Thanks for the link.
Improving the performance of coreutils' SHA* programs has been
discussed off and on for some time.  Notably, openssl's equivalents
outperform those in coreutils, but portability counts, too,
which means integrating an assembly-based solution takes time.





Acknowledgement sent to Jim Meyering <jim@HIDDEN>:
New bug report received and forwarded. Copy sent to bug-coreutils@HIDDEN. Full text available.
Report forwarded to owner <at> debbugs.gnu.org, bug-coreutils@HIDDEN:
bug#5962; Package coreutils. Full text available.
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