On Mon, 10 Apr 2017 17:57:59 -0400, dmccunney wrote:
> I have to ask.  How many folks *have* platforms now it *wouldn't* run
> on? I suspect the number is *very* small.

Surely, yes. Still, a 700% memory increase for a 10% performance boost 
just doesn't feel right. I wrote bsum to cover an extreme case - in such 
context I prefer keeping the memory footprint as small as possible.

> Most folks now are trying to get FreeDOS to boot native on a machine
> rather larger and more powerful than the machines DOS was used on, or
> running it in a VM

I'd say that for these machines bsum is irrelevant - they are much better 
off using md5 or anything else.


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