[PATCH] crc32 implement suboptimal on Power platform

Description

IBM Power doesn't have SSE and the generic implementation generates poorly performing CRC32 code.

A good implementation from https://github.com/antonblanchard/crc32-vpmsum forms the basis for improvement.

running MySQL-5.7 unittest/gunit/innodb/ut0crc32-t

Before:

1..2
Using software crc32 implementation, CPU is little-endian
ok 1
Using software crc32 implementation, CPU is little-endian
normal CRC32: real 0.148006 sec
normal CRC32: user 0.148000 sec
normal CRC32: sys 0.000000 sec
big endian CRC32: real 0.144293 sec
big endian CRC32: user 0.144000 sec
big endian CRC32: sys 0.000000 sec
ok 2

After:

1..2
Using POWER8 crc32 implementation, CPU is little-endian
ok 1
Using POWER8 crc32 implementation, CPU is little-endian
normal CRC32: real 0.008097 sec
normal CRC32: user 0.008000 sec
normal CRC32: sys 0.000000 sec
big endian CRC32: real 0.147043 sec
big endian CRC32: user 0.144000 sec
big endian CRC32: sys 0.000000 sec

Environment

ppc64el

Assignee

Jan Lindström

Reporter

Daniel Black

Sprint

None

Fix versions

Affects versions

Priority

Major
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