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Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2016 22:01:29 +0100
From: "Jason A. Donenfeld" <>
To: Tom Herbert <>
Cc: David Laight <>, Netdev <>,, Andi Kleen <>, 
	LKML <>, 
	Linux Crypto Mailing List <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 3/4] secure_seq: use siphash24 instead of md5_transform

On Wed, Dec 14, 2016 at 9:12 PM, Tom Herbert <> wrote:
> If you pad the data structure to 64 bits then we can call the version
> of siphash that only deals in 64 bit words. Writing a zero in the
> padding will be cheaper than dealing with odd lengths in siphash24.
On Wed, Dec 14, 2016 at 9:27 PM, Hannes Frederic Sowa
<> wrote:
> What I don't really understand is that the addition of this complexity
> actually reduces the performance, as you have to take the "if (left)"
> branch during hashing and causes you to make a load_unaligned_zeropad.

Oh, duh, you guys are right. Fixed in my repo [1]. I'll submit the
next version in a day or so to let some other comments come in.

Thanks again for your reviews.



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