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Subject: Re: [boost] What hash functions should be included in a hypothetical Boost hash-v2 library?
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-12-31 15:21:22

On December 31, 2017 3:29:07 AM Peter Dimov via Boost
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> What (non-cryptographic) hash functions should a hypothetical future Boost
> hash library contain? Have clear winners emerged by now? Which ones do
> people prefer?
> SipHash is basically a given, but it's not optimized for speed.

There are a number of widely used hash functions. I often use MurmurHash or
one-at-a-time for their speed and simplicity. CityHash is also known and
I've just discovered its successor, FarmHash.

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