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RE: Performance: MD4 vs MD5

From: Sander Striker <striker_at_apache.org>
Date: 2003-04-25 19:47:53 CEST

> From: Sander Roobol [mailto:phy@wanadoo.nl]
> Sent: Friday, April 25, 2003 7:39 PM

[...]
> These three benchmarks together show that MD4 is approximately 10 to 25% faster
> than MD5. I can't imagine that subversion needs cryptographic safety of it's
> checksums, although I don't exactly know what the checksumming code does. So
> my question is, why is subversion using MD5?

Because we do have apr_md5_xxx, but don't have apr_md4_xxx :)

Sander

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