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Does anyone in Tor want to name a price to get this task done? Can
then be followed by a match donation to be spent with on whatever you
wish once the multicore has been added.

T

On 12/08/2015 00:32, coderman wrote:
> On 8/11/15, Roman Mamedov <rm@romanrm.net> wrote:
>> ... *Repeatedly headbangs on the desk*
>> 
>> Uhm so what was I talking about. Ah yes, I believe that's not the
>> case. It would add a great deal of benefit actually.
> 
> it would be useful, particularly on systems with native
> acceleration of supported crypto primitives.
> 
> 
> 
>> As to why it's not implemented, I think simply because no one has
>> coded it yet.
> 
> correct. in particular, making the Tor internals efficiently 
> multi-threaded is difficult due to the particulars of crypto and
> Tor network I/O in the implementation.
> 
> i thought i had a list of Trac tickets to the gist of this matter, 
> alas i cannot find them. perhaps someone else has a convenient
> collection?
> 
> this also came up in context of using CUDA or OpenCL to accelerate 
> network crypto via CPU offload to GPU.
> 
> the good news is that it is maybe less hard now, than it was some 
> years ago, to make this transition to well threaded internals in
> Tor. maybe soon, even closer yet. and as you mention, patches
> welcome since the best fix is code under test :)
> 
> 
> best regards,
> 
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