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Re: Algorithm


U can even use md5sum . It is supplied with Redhat 6.0.2 onwards. This can give u a 128 bit unique hash value for a string or file as the case may be.


From: Balakrishnan Kalidas <kalidasbala@xxxxxxxxx>
Reply-To: linux-india-programmers@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
To: linux-india-programmers@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [LIP] Algorithm
Date: Fri, 27 Oct 2000 19:59:15 -0700 (PDT)


Thanx for Ur esteemed help. I found that the
algorithm(MD5) is more than sufficient for me. Thanx
once agin for Ur help, also for specifying the correct

Let The Force Be With U.

Kalidas Balakrishnan

--- "Binand Raj S." <binand@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Balakrishnan Kalidas forced the electrons to say:
> >  Does anybody know how to generate an unique ID
> for a
> > given 255 char(max) string. I need it urgently for
> my
> > project.
> md5 sums? The algorithm is very easy to implement.
> Or you can take the
> code from many, many software that uses it. There is
> a command line
> interface as well.
> If you are writing proprietary code, I'd suggest
> implementing the
> algorithm.
> Read RFC 1321 at www.faqs.org.
> Binand
> --
> The prompt for all occasions:
> export PS1="F:\$(pwd | tr '/[a-z]' '\134\134[A-Z]')>
> "
> --------------- Binand Raj S.
> (binand@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx)
> ---------------------------------------------
> LIP is all for free speech.  But it was created
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