Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2013 19:46:31 +0200 From: magnum <john.magnum@...hmail.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: relbench/benchmark-unify On 19 Aug, 2013, at 9:44 , Frank Dittrich <frank_dittrich@...mail.com> wrote: > Checking CUDA and OpenCL formats on bull, I noticed one more problem. > > Benchmarking: md5crypt [CUDA]... DONE > Benchmarking: md5crypt [OpenCL]... DONE > vs. > Benchmarking: md5crypt-cuda, crypt(3) $1$ [MD5 CUDA]... DONE > Benchmarking: md5crypt-opencl, crypt(3) $1$ [MD5 OpenCL]... DONE > > May be it doesn't make much sense to compare CPU and GPU formats anyway. > On the other hand, measuring how much faster a GPU implementation is > compared to a CPU implementation for a given format might be useful > information. > And, without dropping the format labels, I won't be able to easily > compare CUDA and OPenCL implementations. > > This is getting ugly. > Ideas how to best handle the situation are most welcome. > > My best idea so far is to add a new option to benchmark-unify: > --drop-format-labels[=0|=1] > > Default would be to just drop the format labels which are known to be > alternative implementations: > *-ng, *-naive, nt2: > > --drop-format-labels=0 would be to keep format labels even for those > alternative implementations. > --drop-format-labels or --drop-format-labels=1 would mean to drop all > format labels, even if this makes "RAdmin, v2.x" a useless format name > > May be we need to fix those few format names which get meaningless > without the format label. > > Any thoughts? I'm not sure. Perhaps another solution is another revision of the names and labels, after coming up with some convention(s). magnum
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