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Date: Thu, 4 Jun 2015 01:30:03 +0300
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: PHC: Parallel in OpenCL


On Wed, Jun 03, 2015 at 09:59:04PM +0200, Lukas Odzioba wrote:
> 2015-06-02 22:03 GMT+02:00 Agnieszka Bielec <>:
> > [ run]$ ./john --test --format=parallel-opencl --dev=1 --skip-self-test
> > Speed for cost 1 (s) of 0, cost 2 (p) of 0
> > Many salts:     28493 c/s real, 3276K c/s virtual
> > Only one salt:  28493 c/s real, 3276K c/s virtual
> Ok, at least it is clear now that we have lost 1000 c/s by splitting kernel.
> Maybe we could limit code size by using gotos, but it would be a stunt
> and I don't recomend it.

I am somewhat out of context on your discussion with Agnieszka, so I am
puzzled by the comments (initially by her, and now also by you) of code
size increases somehow being associated with use of split kernels.

Can you explain?



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