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Re: Git and GCC


Hi,

On Sat, 8 Dec 2007, J.C. Pizarro wrote:

> On 2007/12/07, "Linus Torvalds" <torvalds@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
>
> > SHA1 is almost totally insignificant on x86. It hardly shows up. But 
> > we have a good optimized version there.
> 
> If SHA1 is slow then why dont he contribute adding Haval160 (3 rounds) 
> that it's faster than SHA1? And to optimize still more it with SIMD 
> instructions in kernelspace and userland.

He said SHA-1 is insignificant.

> > zlib tends to be a lot more noticeable (especially the uncompression: 
> > it may be faster than compression, but it's done _so_ much more that 
> > it totally dominates).
> 
> It's better
> 
> 1.   "Don't compress this repo but compact this uncompressed repo
>       using minimal spanning forest and deltas"
> 2.   "After, compress this whole repo with LZMA (e.g. 48MiB) from 7zip before
>       burning it to DVD for backup reasons or before replicating it to
>	internet".

Patches? ;-)

Ciao,
Dscho


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