[RC5] Re: rc5-digest V1 #109
rguyom at mail.dotcom.fr
Thu Jan 22 05:26:11 EST 1998
Greg Wooledge wrote:
> Brice D. Fleckenstein (ciga at surf-ici.com) wrote:
> > BTW - WHY does the Win 3.1 client require win32s? I could have been
> > running it on all 40+ of the machines at my last place of work if it did
> > NOT require win32s support (MOST Win 3.1 folks have no clue what win32s
> > IS, much less have it installed).
> The RC5 algorithm, with the parameters used by the RSA contests, requires
> 32-bit register use for efficient results. The only way to run 32-bit
> code under Windows is with win32 (as found in Win32s, Windows 95 and/or
> Windows NT).
> Actually, what killed it for me was that after I installed win32s on
> this PS/2 (a worthwhile endeavor in its own right), the client still
> wanted a WINSOCK.DLL. At that point I gave up and ran the DOS client
> (which is distributed with a 32-bit DOS extender and makes no attempt
> to perform network operations).
If I recall correctly, you may be able to find a fake winsock.dll
somewhere in the netscape ftp site. I haven't tested it, so I can't say
if it works with the client or not.
RÈmi Don't waste your computer's time. Distribute it!
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