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Date: Mon, 12 Dec 2016 15:01:00 -0800
From: Andi Kleen <>
To: "Jason A. Donenfeld" <>
Cc: Linus Torvalds <>,
	"" <>,
	LKML <>,
	Linux Crypto Mailing List <>,
	George Spelvin <>,
	Scott Bauer <>,
	Andy Lutomirski <>,
	Greg KH <>,
	Eric Biggers <>,
	Jean-Philippe Aumasson <>,
	"Daniel J . Bernstein" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3] siphash: add cryptographically secure hashtable

> Dozens of languages are already using this internally for their hash
> tables. Some of the BSDs already use this in their kernels. SipHash is
> a widely known high-speed solution to a widely known problem, and it's
> time we catch-up.

It would be nice if the network code could be converted to use siphash
for the secure sequence numbers. Right now it pulls in a lot of code
for bigger secure hashes just for that, which is a problem for tiny


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