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SubjectRe: [PATCH 06/13] async_tx: add support for asynchronous GF multiplication
Ilya Yanok wrote:
>> For any n (which would mean any GF field)? In that case, that is
>> generic scalar-vector multiplication...
> Ok. I think I got it. Vectors are things that depend on position inside
> buffer and scalars are things that don't, am I right? In that sense we
> don't have any vector-vector multiplication. Both async_gen_syndrome()
> and async_pq() use constant coefficients. So I don't really understand
> the problem here.

Perhaps the interface is just too confusing (in which case it needs to
at least be better documented), but at least the synchronous simulation
code looked like it was doing a vector-vector multiply.


H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
I work for Intel. I don't speak on their behalf.

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