Date: Sat, 9 May 2015 09:38:36 +0800 From: Lei Zhang <zhanglei.april@...il.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Adding OpenMP support to SunMD5 > On May 9, 2015, at 5:22 AM, Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> wrote: > >> Currently I manually defined _DEBUG for ease of experimenting. I'm not sure about the point of allocating those array dynamically. Is there some optimization involved? > > Not wasting address space. With static allocation, they'd be in .bss > even when the SunMD5 format isn't in use. BTW, I don't quite understand this point. How does "wasting address space" impact program performance? For a 64-bit build, isn't the address space big enough anyway? Lei
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