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Date: Tue, 23 May 2006 09:21:03 -0500
From: "Randy B" <>
Subject: Re: Compilation error for 1.7x on ppc64-linux

Looks like a mixed bag - ppc64-altivec is faster on a few (Traditional
DES, Kerberos AFS DES, MYSQL), roughly the same on several, and
considerably slower on others.

DOS line-endings for those of us who are challenged...  Everything
else (v1.7.1) has remained the same since my prior posts.

On 5/21/06, Solar Designer <> wrote:
> On Thu, May 18, 2006 at 10:54:22AM -0500, Randy B wrote:
> > FWIW (unbeknownst by me), Gentoo's hardened profile evidently builds
> > 32-bit compat by default; linux-ppc32-altivec compiled and runs just
> > fine.  I've not (nor do I intend to) tried the 2006.0 pure 64-bit
> > profile, so I can't comment on that.
> Can you please post your benchmarks for linux-ppc32-altivec and
> linux-ppc64-altivec builds?  I want to confirm that linux-ppc32-altivec
> is the target to recommend.
> Thanks,
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