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authorNicolas Pitre <nico@cam.org>2009-08-18 19:26:55 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>2009-08-18 21:16:37 (GMT)
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treea8f4a6fa1f05c0080c926432905e6e66ccbfadeb
parentd5f6a96fa4792f6143d06d9c0b572a96d7235305 (diff)
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make sure byte swapping is optimal for git
We rely on ntohl() and htonl() to perform byte swapping in many places. However, some platforms have libraries providing really poor implementations of those which might cause significant performance issues, especially with the block-sha1 code. Signed-off-by: Nicolas Pitre <nico@cam.org> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
-rw-r--r--block-sha1/sha1.c4
-rw-r--r--compat/bswap.h36
-rw-r--r--git-compat-util.h2
3 files changed, 40 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/block-sha1/sha1.c b/block-sha1/sha1.c
index 464cb25..d31f2e3 100644
--- a/block-sha1/sha1.c
+++ b/block-sha1/sha1.c
@@ -4,8 +4,8 @@
* and to avoid unnecessary copies into the context array.
*/
-#include <string.h>
-#include <arpa/inet.h>
+/* this is only to get definitions for memcpy(), ntohl() and htonl() */
+#include "../git-compat-util.h"
#include "sha1.h"
diff --git a/compat/bswap.h b/compat/bswap.h
new file mode 100644
index 0000000..7246a12
--- /dev/null
+++ b/compat/bswap.h
@@ -0,0 +1,36 @@
+/*
+ * Let's make sure we always have a sane definition for ntohl()/htonl().
+ * Some libraries define those as a function call, just to perform byte
+ * shifting, bringing significant overhead to what should be a simple
+ * operation.
+ */
+
+/*
+ * Default version that the compiler ought to optimize properly with
+ * constant values.
+ */
+static inline unsigned int default_swab32(unsigned int val)
+{
+ return (((val & 0xff000000) >> 24) |
+ ((val & 0x00ff0000) >> 8) |
+ ((val & 0x0000ff00) << 8) |
+ ((val & 0x000000ff) << 24));
+}
+
+#if defined(__GNUC__) && (defined(__i386__) || defined(__x86_64__))
+
+#define bswap32(x) ({ \
+ unsigned int __res; \
+ if (__builtin_constant_p(x)) { \
+ __res = default_swab32(x); \
+ } else { \
+ __asm__("bswap %0" : "=r" (__res) : "0" (x)); \
+ } \
+ __res; })
+
+#undef ntohl
+#undef htonl
+#define ntohl(x) bswap32(x)
+#define htonl(x) bswap32(x)
+
+#endif
diff --git a/git-compat-util.h b/git-compat-util.h
index 9f941e4..000859e 100644
--- a/git-compat-util.h
+++ b/git-compat-util.h
@@ -176,6 +176,8 @@ extern char *gitbasename(char *);
#endif
#endif
+#include "compat/bswap.h"
+
/* General helper functions */
extern void usage(const char *err) NORETURN;
extern void die(const char *err, ...) NORETURN __attribute__((format (printf, 1, 2)));