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Date: Wed, 21 Dec 2011 00:50:14 +0100
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: 1.7.9-jumbo

> On 12/19/2011 08:18 PM, Solar Designer wrote:
>> On Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 06:58:31PM +0100, magnum wrote:
>>> 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.)
> Excellent. I posted this as a normal patch,
> john-1.7.9-jumbo-5-NT-performance-02.diff.
> I will no longer produce incremental patches. I will give this git repo
> experiment a chance instead and see where it leads. From now on, I will
> not post either form of patches to the wiki, but just announce git
> patches (of some importance) to this list.

A similar patch for nt2 (it boosted that one too) was pushed to github.


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