RE: [PATCH v3 1/3] siphash: add cryptographically secure hashtable function
From: David Laight
Date: Thu Dec 15 2016 - 05:23:03 EST
From: Linus Torvalds
> Sent: 15 December 2016 00:11
> On Wed, Dec 14, 2016 at 3:34 PM, Jason A. Donenfeld <Jason@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Or does your reasonable dislike of "word" still allow for the use of
> > dword and qword, so that the current function names of:
> dword really is confusing to people.
> If you have a MIPS background, it means 64 bits. While to people with
> Windows programming backgrounds it means 32 bits.
Guess what a DWORD_PTR is on 64bit windows ...
(it is an integer type).