DHT upstream module + nginx patches
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Sat Oct 10 07:00:14 MSD 2009
I am interested. but I dont' know what's this module suitable scene.
Can you intro more about this?
2009/10/9 Peter Schüller <scode at spotify.com>:
>> Thank you for sharing! At least, I am interested.
> We're glad :)
>>> * Add support for SHA1 in the caching module. [...]
>> No need to use cryptographic hashes in such an application. They're
>> slower than those I will mention below and you don't really need the
>> "from a given output bit you cannot judge to an input bit". It is
>> sufficient that every output bit will be toggled at a probability of
>> ~50%, thus of a almost perfect dispersion.
> The only reason we moved to SHA1 was consistency with other (internal)
> systems. Performance (of the hashing algorithm) is not an issue in our
> use case.
> I did not mean to imply that we felt MD5 was insufficient for the
> purposes of the caching module.
> / Peter Schuller aka scode
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