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Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2015 08:08:42 -1000
From: Agnieszka Bielec <bielecagnieszka8@...il.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: [GSoC] John the Ripper support for PHC finalists

2015-04-15 7:42 GMT-10:00 Alexander Cherepanov <ch3root@...nwall.com>:
> On 30.03.2015 12:11, magnum wrote:
>>
>> Agnieszka, please note that in OpenCL an int is always 32-bit and long
>> is always 64-bit. Long long is not used but is reserved; it may be used
>> in the future eg. for 128-bit.
>>
>> So when porting C code, basically ULL should always be UL and you can
>> replace all "long long" with long. On the same note, some reference code
>> use long where they really only need 32-bit (because that's what you
>> need to use to be really portable) and replacing that with int in a
>> kernel can give a very significant speed boost.
>
>
> Perhaps it's better to use types like uint32_t etc. if we know which types
> we need exactly and target platforms with different sizes?

I can modify pomelo to avoid problems with sizes in various platforms
(I don't mean opencl)
but if the author of pomelo use unsigned long long, should I change it
to uint64 ?

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