Project review: AES-NI support

Will Fiveash will.fiveash at
Wed May 8 16:59:11 EDT 2013

On Tue, May 07, 2013 at 03:03:03PM -0400, Greg Hudson wrote:
> I've put together a candidate implementation of AES-NI support in the
> libk5crypto builtin AES enc-provider.  Here is the project writeup:
> and here is the code (this branch will eventually go away after the code
> is merged into master):
> Comments are appreciated.

Given there is now support for OpenSSL/NSS crypto providers in MIT krb,
which hopefully offer CPU optimized AES, why spend the time improving
the built-in AES provider?

Will Fiveash
Oracle Solaris Software Engineer

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