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SubjectRe: [patch] longstanding chksum patch

On Thu, 9 Sep 1999, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> > Some month ago I pointed out that the checksum 686 can buffer overflow if
> > the start of the buf&1 is != 0.
>
> And some months ago somebody pointed out that it wasn't true. I don't know
> who is right.

also some months ago somebody (who happened to be the implementor of that
unrolled 686 loop) pointed out that the 128-byte unrolling is suboptimal
as well.

-- mingo


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