[rc5] Crappy v2 performance on Sparc

Paul Leskinen paul at csfi.com
Fri Jun 27 13:01:43 EDT 1997

What's up with this?  Why is the Intel performance so much better, and the
Sparc performance actually worse using v2?  Here's the benchmark from my
2-CPU SparcStation 10.

/home/paul/rc5> rc5 -m
rc5-56-client: Performance testing with 1000000 crypts
rc5-56-client: Complete in 16.680 seconds. (59953.04 keys/sec)
/home/paul/rc5> cd rc5v2
/home/paul/rc5/rc5v2> ./rc5v2 -benchmark
RC5 v2.000 client - a project of distributed.net
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Benchmarking with 10000000 tests:

Complete in 174.375 seconds. [57347.53 keys/sec]

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