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Date: Sat, 30 Jun 2012 13:09:18 +0200
From: Tavis Ormandy <taviso@...xchg8b.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Re: asan report

magnum <john.magnum@...hmail.com> wrote:

> On 2012-06-30 12:42, Tavis Ormandy wrote:
> > It is complaining that I assume the key passed to set_key can be read
> > with one MOVDQU, I documented this in the comments. I would prefer not
> > to change this, because it is a very hot path.
> 
> As you can see discussed, this will be taken care of in core. This does
> not have to be aligned, right?

Right, doesn't have any alignment requirements.

> > In fact, I was going to suggest adding a flag that guarantees it will be
> > 16-byte aligned so I can use MOVDQA.
> 
> I've had such thoughts too. But I'm not sure how we'd handle wordlist
> buffer mode (which is a huge speedup). We'll need to think it over.
> 

OK, sounds good to me.

Tavis.


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