[cryptography] [zfs] [Review] 4185 New hash algorithm support

Joachim Strömbergson Joachim at Strombergson.com
Wed Oct 23 04:53:52 EDT 2013


CodesInChaos wrote:
> My argument concerning performance is that for long messages SipHash
> isn't actually significantly faster than (possibly round reduced) MD5,
> Skein, Blake2 etc.

Do you have any pointers to benchmarks that show this? The SipHash paper
shows significant performance gains compared to MD5 for long messages.
Besides that the fact that you _never_ shall use MD5 for new designs and
unless forced to. A reduced round even less so.

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