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From: Dave Harris (brangdon_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-03-16 12:07:14

In-Reply-To: <989aceac05031508512fb3bd43_at_[hidden]>
AJ8ih0MJXLu4umRrhBw7YSD2E=) wrote (abridged):
> > However, it yields hash values for int * different to the values for
> > char *, so with the current design aims we can't use it.
> It also has the undesirable side-effect of making the hash value
> depend on the machine endianness. The same set of integers would hash
> to different values on (say) Sparc and Intel machines.

True - another variant of the stability issue.

-- Dave Harris, Nottingham, UK

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