24 Million entries and I need to what?

S. Dale Morrey sdalemorrey at gmail.com
Fri Dec 27 10:55:34 MST 2013


I would love for you to tell me that, but still I'm trying to verify a
particular implementation of the algorithm,

Your CDB file idea is a good one.  I'm going to investigate it further.



On Fri, Dec 27, 2013 at 10:50 AM, Steve Meyers <steve at plug.org> wrote:

> On 12/27/13 10:43 AM, S. Dale Morrey wrote:
>
>> Yes, that is exactly what I'm doing.  I'm checking the propensity for a
>> random string of characters to have a hash collision with an existing
>> known
>> set of words given an unsalted hashing algorithm.
>>
>
> Can I save you the trouble by telling you how unlikely it is to happen?
>
> Since your 24 million existing hashes are static, I'd look into how big a
> CDB file would be, and then use that to check for collisions.
>
> Steve
>
>
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