[issue13703] Hash collision security issue

Antoine Pitrou report at bugs.python.org
Thu Jan 5 13:41:26 CET 2012

Antoine Pitrou <pitrou at free.fr> added the comment:

> I concur with Marc. The change is too intrusive and may cause too much
> trouble for the issue.

Do you know if mod_wsgi et al. are tackling the issue on their side?

> Also it seems to be unnecessary for platforms with 64bit hash.

We still support Python on 32-bit platforms, so this can't be a serious
If you think that no-one runs a server on a 32-bit kernel nowadays, I
would point out that "no-one" apparently doesn't include ourselves ;-)


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