Is anybody knows about a linkable, quick MD5/SHA1 calculator library ?

Daniel Dittmar daniel.dittmar at sap.corp
Tue May 30 11:41:24 CEST 2006


DurumDara wrote:
> Hi !
> 
> I need to speedup my MD5/SHA1 calculator app that working on 
> filesystem's files.

You could try using threads. This would allow the CPU and the disk to 
work in parallel.

The sha/md5 modules don't seem to release the global interpreter lock, 
so you won't be able to use multiple CPUs/cores yet.

Daniel



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