Mike Tancsa mike at
Fri Nov 12 21:29:14 UTC 2010

On 11/12/2010 3:26 PM, Kostik Belousov wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 09:58:53AM -0500, Daryl Richards wrote:
>> I'm wondering what the status is of AES-NI in 8-STABLE? I can find 
>> references to it being put into 9 back in July, with the note that it 
>> would be MFC'ed within a month, but as far as I've been able to find, 
>> nothing after that.
> As a public service, since I already got several private mails,
> I will state the current situation:
> AESNI merge depends on the merge of r208833 and a lot of followups to
> r208833. The merge of r208833 needs r208453, that was committed to stable/8
> only recently, since it required an approval from re at .
> This delay together with lack of the time recently on my side makes me
> skeptical about chances to have aesni(4) in 8.2.
> Please note that aesni(4) is not needed to use AESNI in usermode.

BTW, has anyone tried merging the patch at

to RELENG_8's openssl ?


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