Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2016 10:22:41 +0000 From: David Laight <David.Laight@...LAB.COM> To: 'Linus Torvalds' <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>, "Jason A. Donenfeld" <Jason@...c4.com> CC: Tom Herbert <tom@...bertland.com>, Netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>, "kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com" <kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com>, LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>, Linux Crypto Mailing List <linux-crypto@...r.kernel.org>, Jean-Philippe Aumasson <jeanphilippe.aumasson@...il.com>, "Daniel J . Bernstein" <djb@...yp.to>, Eric Biggers <ebiggers3@...il.com> Subject: RE: [PATCH v3 1/3] siphash: add cryptographically secure hashtable function From: Linus Torvalds > Sent: 15 December 2016 00:11 > On Wed, Dec 14, 2016 at 3:34 PM, Jason A. Donenfeld <Jason@...c4.com> 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). David
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