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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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