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Re: hash function what type of hashing system is used

by dHarry (Abbot)
on Sep 16, 2009 at 12:10 UTC ( #795585=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to implementation of perl hashes, what type of hashing system is used

Some pointers: I found How Hashes Really Work very useful. The article also contains some interesting links like this article by Bob Jenkins (A must read IMHO). If you really want to know the gory details you can dig into the C-code (see for example hv.c).

enjoy;)

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