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Offline artifex

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Using xxHash
« on: September 18, 2018, 09:06:50 PM »
Just found xxHash and thinking it would be great to use in TOSEC as an additional checksum value. Looks incredibly fast which is fine on big sets. Implemented already for a bunch of languages.

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Offline Maddog

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Re: Using xxHash
« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2018, 08:10:02 PM »
Not much point in adding an additional hash value. The ones we use in combination (CRC/MD5/SHA1) do the job quite well and have been doing so over the years.
In addition, the ROM auditing tools that use the dats (ClrMAME Pro and Romvault mostly) do not support this xxHash thing, so it wouldn't be of much use even if it was added.