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Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2011 23:18:01 +0400
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: 1.7.9-jumbo

On Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 06:58:31PM +0100, magnum wrote:
> There are no uninitialized variables in the NT code if that is what you 
> meant. Anyway, it turns out the version that does truncate correctly 
> regained its speed just by changing the order of conditions, ie. from
> if (md4_size < (PLAINTEXT_LENGTH - 1) && (temp = key[++md4_size]))
> to
> if ((temp = key[++md4_size]) && md4_size < PLAINTEXT_LENGTH)
> Please try the version at 
> and see how this performs on your gear compared to 1.7.8-j8.

This provides the same performance that 1.7.8-j8 did, yes. :-)

> It's actually 2% faster on my laptop so I'd be surprised if this is not 
> the definite fix.

It is.  (I am not seeing a 2% speedup compared to 1.7.8-j8, though.
There might be a 0.5% speedup here, but this might be "compiler
randomness" as you say.)



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