Subject: Re: proposed
To: ozan s. yigit <>
From: Luke Mewburn <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/01/2001 10:48:18
On Fri, Nov 30, 2001 at 01:22:16PM -0500, ozan s. yigit wrote:
> i wrote, evidently half asleep:
> > i am not sure the extra interface blubber for two
> > *separate* hash functions is as strongly justified as one may like.
> i forgot that one of the hash functions is for null-terminated string
> so the blubber is needed for those places the kernel needs to hash
> arbitrary null-terminated strings.

yes, and given that simon found that there was a slightly better
hash for ascii vs binary data, providing two separate implementations
would provide a better spread.

by the way, thanks for your input. it has been quite valuable.