[hashcash] Re: Hashcash performance improvements

  • From: Adam Back <adam@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: hashcash@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 26 May 2004 13:28:47 +0100

I'd be happy to incorporate those changes in the next version.

Re. fast SHA1 assembler tricks with MMX etc, if I recall there are some
people who have researched this and made some progress.  I think some of
their source is available (some not).  You could have a look for that.


Jonathan Morton wrote:
> I recently sent Adam an updated version of libsha1.c, which is about 
> 20% faster on x86 machines.  After some more thought in this vein, I'd 
> like to help write a set of "fast minting" routines which maximise 
> sustained minting performance on a given class of machines.

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