[Python-Dev] Hash collision security issue (now public)

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Sun Jan 1 05:11:03 CET 2012

On Sat, 31 Dec 2011 16:56:00 -0700
Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
> ISTM the only reasonable thing is to have a random seed picked very early
> in the process, to be used to change the hash() function of
> str/bytes/unicode (in a way that they are still compatible with each other).

Do str and bytes still have to be compatible with each other in 3.x?

Merry hashes, weakrefs and thread-local memoryviews to everyone!



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