Re: 64 bit DES (forwarded message from Matthew Kwan)

guy albertelli (
Thu, 24 Apr 1997 17:12:18 -0400 (EDT)

> By the way, my workstation here is running IRIX 5.3.

Does the current client run on this? There is a possibility that it does.

> Also, I think I got a little delete-happy earlier when looking at the
> SGI optimizations that were done, but I don't remember seeing these
> guys:
> GCC 2.6:

Don't have gcc on the sgi box I have, I would be curious to see results
from this compile.


Have tried about all of the variations possible on this compiler,
-mips wins,

> want to see if it makes any signficant difference if we try to
> generate processor-specific clients for IRIX.

It does make a significant difference, it makes it slower.

Weird yes,


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