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Author christian.heimes
Recipients Mark.Shannon, christian.heimes, erlendaasland, gvanrossum, lemburg, methane, rhettinger, serhiy.storchaka, vstinner
Date 2021-10-07.13:29:54
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JP got back to me

On 07/10/2021 14.34, Jean-Philippe Aumasson wrote:
> xxHash is much faster indeed, but collisions seem trivial to find, which 
> might allow hash-flood DoS again (see for example 
> <>). It's however unclear 
> whether exploitable multicollisions can also be trivially found.
> If collisions don't matter and if the ~10x speed-up makes a difference, 
> then probably a good option, but guess you'll need to keep SipHash (or 
> some other safe hash) when DoS resistance is needed?

This information disqualifies xxHash for our use case.
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