[New-bugs-announce] [issue32260] siphash shouldn't byte swap the keys

Benjamin Peterson report at bugs.python.org
Sat Dec 9 14:02:55 EST 2017

New submission from Benjamin Peterson <benjamin at python.org>:

Reference siphash takes the keys as a bytes, so it makes sense to byte swap when reifying the keys as 64-bit integers. However, Python's modified siphash takes host integers in to start with.

components: Interpreter Core
messages: 307910
nosy: benjamin.peterson
priority: normal
severity: normal
status: open
title: siphash shouldn't byte swap the keys
type: behavior
versions: Python 3.6, Python 3.7, Python 3.8

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