Date: Sat, 17 Dec 2011 05:44:37 +0400 From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: 1.7.9-jumbo On Fri, Dec 16, 2011 at 08:38:26PM +0100, magnum wrote: > I think the main theme is "Added Intrinsics". They were added to a lot > of formats that were formerly running generic code on 64-bit builds. In > many cases, a 32-bit build was faster than a 64-bit one, I believe that > is no longer the case for any format. > > Other than that, there is almost nothing apart from performance that a > user will notice. A couple new formats perhaps. No new functionality > that I can recall. Tons of tiny tweaks, little performance boosts here > and there and bug fixes. Dynamic had a makeover too. > > I'm not sure you need to include more than that in a summary. Re-phrase > as you like :) Thanks! It looks like I am going to postpone this for tomorrow again. Meanwhile, I've uploaded 1.7.9-jumbo-5 with patches up to and including your 0007. I've also built Win32 binaries of this, which I might release tomorrow as well. And I am re-releasing the Win32 build of 1.7.9 with patched cygwin1.dll. Alexander
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