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Date: Sat, 9 May 2015 09:38:36 +0800
From: Lei Zhang <zhanglei.april@...il.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Adding OpenMP support to SunMD5


> On May 9, 2015, at 5:22 AM, Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> wrote:
> 
>> Currently I manually defined _DEBUG for ease of experimenting. I'm not sure about the point of allocating those array dynamically. Is there some optimization involved?
> 
> Not wasting address space.  With static allocation, they'd be in .bss
> even when the SunMD5 format isn't in use.

BTW, I don't quite understand this point. How does "wasting address space" impact program performance? For a 64-bit build, isn't the address space big enough anyway?


Lei

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