[PATCH] Use Intel AES instruction set if it exists.

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Fri Sep 1 16:51:04 UTC 2017


On Fri, Sep 01, 2017 at 06:45:53PM +0200, Andreas Schneider wrote:
> On Friday, 1 September 2017 17:42:37 CEST Jeremy Allison wrote:
> > 
> > Andreas and Andrew, this is an *OUT OF THE BOX* 2x performance improvement
> > when using signing and sealing, which is becoming an increasingly important
> > workload.
> > 
> > I understand wanting to use clean API's, and am willing to work
> > towards that. I have no problems working towards using libnettle.
> 
> I'm ok if you add it but then start working on moving us in the direction to 
> libnettle or GnuTLS.

That's fair - I'm willing to do that.

> G√ľnther and I normally have a major pain when Samba adds new crypto in its 
> source code.

I understand. I won't add this until I've spoken to you in person
(or over the phone :-). Will you be at the SNIA SDC Conference next
week ? If not let's chat on the phone.

Jeremy.



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