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    Greg Patterson writes:
    > Just a note about this contest. The a.out binary I originally downloaded
    > for rc5-client-linux-i486 had a hardcoded identity for
    > "crackerz@best.com". So anyone believing they are working towards
    > "linux@linuxnet.org" will not be.
    >
    > So, make sure you use the ELF version or compile your own from scratch.
    [sig snipped]

    You should grab the "bovine-x86-unix" (or something like that) client.
    It has the main loop in assembler and runs about 10% faster on 486s.
    They say that on Pentiums the advantage is less and on PPros there is
    pretty much no gain.
    --
    Paul H. Hargrove All material not otherwise attributed
    hargrove@sccm.stanford.edu is the opinion of the author or a typo.

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