[openssl-users] [openssl-dev] Removing obsolete crypto from OpenSSL 1.1 - seeking feedback

Viktor Dukhovni openssl-users at dukhovni.org
Tue Nov 17 19:35:53 UTC 2015

On Tue, Nov 17, 2015 at 11:24:17AM -0800, Jay Foster wrote:

> I can understand the desire to remove the assembly code options,

*ONLY* for deprecated legacy algorithms, as an alternative to the
proposal to remove the algorithm entirely.

> I recently updated a product I support (50MHz single core) to OpenSSL
> 1.0.2d, and found that the assembly optimizations gave me a 40% increase in
> performance over the C version (AES decryption).  40% was very significant
> in my case.  Seems like the low power IoT devices might be similarly CPU
> challenged in the future.

The AES assembly packs are staying either way.  Enjoy.


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