[rc5] RC5 clients

Iestyn D.Bleasdale-Shepherd idb20 at hermes.cam.ac.uk
Sun Jun 15 03:16:40 EDT 1997


How optimised are the RC5 clients? By my estimates, about a thousand
cycles are used per key (I use a Pentium) - surely a few cycles can be
knocked off that? (what are the chances that a thousand-cycle process is
perfectly optimised?) Also, is the search used totally blind but 
exhaustive rather than quickly culling keys which are obviously incorrect?

Iestyn

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