MD5 is SLOW. It is just a bit faster than SHA1, and still very slow.
28 ܧ. 2015 . 17:53 ݧ٧ӧѧ֧ݧ "Aaron Patterson" <
tenderlove / ruby-lang.org> ߧѧڧѧ:

> On Wed, Oct 28, 2015 at 09:07:17AM +0000, Eric Wong wrote:
> > ڧ ܧݧ <funny.falcon / gmail.com> wrote:
> > > What's about other hashsum algos? MD5, SHA2, etc
> >
> > Not speaking for Aaron, but I assume he was just testing the waters
> > and would follow-up with additional changes once/if the SHA1 change
> > were refined and deemed acceptable.
>
> That's correct.  The patch has trade-offs, and I want to make sure we're
> all on the same page.
>
> > Anyways I think it's a good change; and even more beneficial to the
> > slower SHA2 variants.
>
> Right.  Another reason I didn't do them all.  I think (though I haven't
> tested) that md5 is fast enough that it might not be worthwhile in that
> case.
>
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