[rc5] New competitor

Brian Young byoung at oru.edu
Tue Jul 1 11:54:42 EDT 1997


Joshua Weage wrote:
> 
> > > Well this is one thing why you might get interested in the competitor.
> > > They have a Sparc-client running up to 50% faster than what v1 does now.
> > > (Sun sparc 20 (supersparc) gains 50% over here, voyager (microsparc)
> > > gains 25%)
> >
> > Bovine is simply short of good Sparc programmers. I have a few Sparc
> > CPUs here but am extremely disappointed by their performance. (Of course
> > I am aware of the lack of ROT instructions on Sparc.) But I am sure some
> > good Sparc programmers can optimise and make things much better. If you
> > know of any, recommend them to help Bovine.
> 
>         Darrel Kindred (?? I'm not sure on the last name) programmed
> an extremely fast Ultra client for Deschal.  He managed to get
> two 32 bit processes running on one 64 bit processor, as well
> as using an improved key search method.  Anyone know who
> I am talking about?  Maybe he would be willing to help out.

He was using what is called the bitslice method, and that only works
with DES.  But he is no doubt a good programmer....
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byoung at oru.edu
Brian Young
Internet Systems Admin
Oral Roberts University
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