[RC5] mt against non-mt

Isaac zarkon at concentric.net
Thu Apr 2 17:27:54 EST 1998


At 12:40 AM 4/3/1998 +0000, you wrote:
>can anyone tell me, what's the advantage of the multitreaded version over
the non-mt version is? Or is there only a advantage, if I have a multi
processor machine?

The multi-threaded version allows fetching/flushing of blocks while the
client continues to crunch away, saving a few seconds.  It does not require
a multi-processor as far as I know.

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