RFR 8069072: GHASH performance improvement

Florian Weimer fweimer at redhat.com
Mon Feb 9 19:15:30 UTC 2015

Micro-benchmarks show a ten-fold performance increase, which is very
noticeable with TLS connections using the AES-GCM cipher suites, as
discussed here:


and here:


The latest webrev is here.  Compared to the original submission,
copyright lines were updated, and the bug number was added:


Florian Weimer / Red Hat Product Security

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