GnuPG - The GNU Privacy Guard
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2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008,
2009 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This file is free software; as a special exception the author
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README.W32 -*- text -*-
This is a binary package with GnuPG for MS-Windows NT-4, W2000, XP and
Vista. A native version for 64 bit is not available. See the file
README for generic instructions and usage hints.
A FAQ comes with this package and a probably more recent one can be
found online at http://www.gnupg.org/faq.html. See
This directory contains mpn functions optimized for DEC Alpha processors.
RELEVANT OPTIMIZATION ISSUES
1. This chip has very limited store bandwidth. The on-chip L1 cache is
write-through, and a cache line is transfered from the store buffer to the
off-chip L2 in as much 15 cycles on most systems. This delay hurts
mpn_add_n, mpn_sub_n, mpn_lshift, and mpn_rshift.
2. Pairing is possible b