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perl spends a lot of its time doing hash lookups

True, but my (unstated) thought was that such 'hash quality' check would only need to be done at STORE time, not FETCH time. As such, the costs would be a significantly smaller proportion of the overall operation than with the FETCH, as it would be along side the memory allocation, bucket shuffling etc.?


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In reply to Re: Re: Re: Re: hash collision DOS by BrowserUk
in thread hash collision DOS by kschwab

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