security/openssl speed issues

Ollivier Robert roberto at
Wed Aug 28 09:18:15 UTC 2013

According to John-Mark Gurney on Tue, Aug 27, 2013 at 07:27:28PM -0700:
> I guess now we need to figure out how to teach OpenSSL to use AES-NI
> natively even when /dev/crypto is available...
> but at least we did solve the (non-)issue of bad OpenSSL performance...

Excellent analysis, thank you.  I must admit it is not always easy to see how openssl works, it is a bit, ahem, messy around there :)

> I will submit a patch to OpenSSL to not make the documentation of the
> -elapsed option dependent on defines...


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