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Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2013 13:34:07 +1200
From: Andre Renaud <>
Subject: Re: Thinking about release

Hi Rich,

On 12 July 2013 16:16, Rich Felker <> wrote:
> By the way, I also did some tests with misaligning the src/dest with
> respect to cache lines. and the timing did change, but not in any way
> I could make sense of...
> It may turn out to be that the issues are sufficiently complex that we
> won't get ideal performance without either copying the BSD code you
> suggested or fully understanding what it's doing, and other ARM
> performance issues, and developing something new based on that
> understanding... In that case copying/adapting the BSD code might turn
> out to be the right solution for now.

What was the final decision on this? The last version (with mixed
inline assembler/C) is (I believe) relatively readable, and appears to
be correct. It also compiles on all the available platforms (ie:
armv4+). Can this version be accepted?


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