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Request #62063 None of the common and decent non-crypto hash functions are included in PHP
Submitted: 2012-05-18 18:29 UTC Modified: -
Avg. Score:4.2 ± 0.9
Reproduced:7 of 7 (100.0%)
Same Version:3 (42.9%)
Same OS:3 (42.9%)
From: slogger at lavabit dot com Assigned:
Status: Open Package: *Encryption and hash functions
PHP Version: Irrelevant OS: Any/All
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2012-05-18 18:29 UTC] slogger at lavabit dot com
It'd be nice to see a module/class/library/function that supported the good non-cryptographic hash functions which can be quite useful for some situations.
For example (particularly) CityHash, Jenkins, Murmur3, and Spooky.

They can be a nice performance boost for situations where you need to use lots of hashes and a cryptographic hash isn't needed.

Obviously you can just use sha for most things you could use a non-crypto hash for, but it'd still be nice to have them available, especially with the rise of 'big-data' type applications.

For reference, talks about selection, use case and comparisons, which might be interesting. 

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