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Re: CRC32 function

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Ilia Kantor <ilia(at)obnovlenie(dot)ru>
Cc: pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: CRC32 function
Date: 2005-08-25 20:14:04
Message-ID: 200508252014.j7PKE4x18184@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Ilia Kantor wrote:
> Both backend and users may have a nice use of the function.
> 
>  
> 
> Nice and fast hashing when one doesn't need encryption.

We already have MD5 encryption in the server.  Why would someone want
CRC32?

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