Re: dk003 Bitclice clients...

Colin L. Hildinger (colin@ionet.net)
Mon, 16 Jun 97 23:09:43 -0500


On Mon, 16 Jun 1997 23:25:09 -0400, Darrell Kindred wrote:

>Christopher Dickens writes:
> > Is there currently anyone working on compiling the new dk003 bitslice
> > clients on IRIX yet? I know it shouldn't be too far away since someone
> > mentioned just earlier that the code was working on 64-bit processors as
> > well as the "dual-headed" 32-bit code.
>
>The only benefit to compiling dk003 versions for
>non-ultrasparc machines would be from Rocke's optimized
>S-box circuits. The other changes are only useful for
>UltraSPARCs. There may be a small speedup (5-15%), but
>probably not enough to warrant a new release until we
>have other new features to intoduce.

If it's not hard to do, a 5% increase is certainly not a bad thing.

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