Re: Where exactly will arch_fast_hash be used

From: Herbert Xu
Date: Thu Dec 04 2014 - 10:47:27 EST

On Thu, Dec 04, 2014 at 04:43:31PM +0100, Daniel Borkmann wrote:
> Hm, I thought the kernel doc on arch_fast_hash() in include/linux/hash.h
> would give enough of a hint ...

I think something more explicit like "do not use this in a hash
table unless you know what you're doing" might be needed.

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