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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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