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Date: Sat, 9 May 2015 03:01:54 +0300
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: [john dev] [PHC support] parallel


On Sat, May 09, 2015 at 02:53:02AM +0300, Solar Designer wrote:
> Among the test vectors, please include some with non-zero sequential
> cost.  Notice how Parallel uses its t_cost:
>         parallelLoops = 3 * 5 * 128 * calcLoopCount(t_cost & 0xffff);
>         sequentialLoops = calcLoopCount(t_cost >> 16);

Also, your current test vectors go up to t_cost=32, and this is probably
too high since it's logarithmic.  Does the self-test even complete for
you in a reasonable amount of time?  (Still running for me as I type this.)


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