[RC5] AXP client slow on RC5

chicks at chicks.net chicks at chicks.net
Fri Jun 1 18:23:06 EDT 2001

On Sat, 2 Jun 2001 bmeyer at cs.monash.edu.au wrote:
> P.S.: Can someone come up with a use of the rotate instruction outside
>       of cryptography?

- Dividing or multiplying integers by two.  :-)  Of course, most ALU's
optimize that sort of trickery into irrelevance these days.

- Getting at the return value of a system() in C.

- Various graphics algorithms



Any chance of those paper cups and string being upgraded to tin cans
and wire?  Or as a coworker has said . . . I've seen better throughput
from a pair of gorillas and flash cards.   -Jon Lewis <jlewis at fdt.net>

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