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Re: Hash functions

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Wed, 22 Dec 2010 15:48:21 -0500
Message-ID: <4D126415.6000901@mit.edu>
To: Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>
CC: public-webapps@w3.org
On 12/20/10 9:49 PM, Glenn Maynard wrote:
> Pushing gigabytes through it is plausible for most of these uses.

OK.  So we're talking multiple seconds even with a C hash 
implementation, right?  I'm looking at 5 seconds per gigabyte here for 
the command-line utility I see.

I guess at that point even a 2-3x slowdown over C is pretty noticeable.  :(

-Boris
Received on Wednesday, 22 December 2010 20:48:58 GMT

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