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Re: [PATCH] use libcrypto routines in gnulib

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: [PATCH] use libcrypto routines in gnulib
Date: Mon, 16 Dec 2013 22:27:17 +0100
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address@hidden (Ludovic Courtès) skribis:

> Pádraig Brady <address@hidden> skribis:
>> The speed of md5 and sha* hashes has lagged a bit in gnulib.
>> So to address that and to take advantage of the architecture
>> specific assembly used in libcrypto, the attached gnulib patch
>> allows projects to configure --with-openssl to use that if
>> available or fall back to the existing internal routines.
> Any idea how libcrypto compares to what libgcrypt and Nettle provide?

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