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- Subject: Re: [ANN] LuaJIT-2.0.0-beta1
- From: Rob Kendrick <lua-l@...>
- Date: Wed, 4 Nov 2009 19:42:16 +0000
On Wed, 04 Nov 2009 20:33:28 +0100
Florian Weimer <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> * Rob Kendrick:
> > One approach I've used in the past is to use an (extremely) trivial
> > PRNG to decide which byte to hash next, using the current hash
> > value as the seed, and the length of the string as the initial seed.
> See the other thread---it's pretty easy to force collisions with
> longer strings.
To force, or accidentally come by? If the former, it's pretty easy
whatever hash you use, unless it's a cryptographic one, which you don't
want at all in this context.