BPHash - A Hashing Library for C++11
BPHash is a C++ library designed for easy hashing of data types commonly encountered in C++.
The main documentation is found at http://bennybp.github.io/BPHash/
BPHash can be used to hash:
- C++ STL containers
- Raw pointers and arrays
- Smart pointers
- Custom classes and structures
In addition, BPHash also contains a structure that can
be used in place of std::hash in containers such as
Detection of the ability to be hashed is generally done at compile time, reducing the number of possible errors at runtime.
All that is required is a C++11 compiler and CMake v3.0.2 or above (https://cmake.org)
BPHash is designed to be consistent between runs of a program. It is not designed to be consistent between different compilations nor across compilers or platforms. If compiling with the same compiler and standard library, the hashes should be consistent.
The reason for this: while the underlying hash algorithms are compiler and platform-agnostic, part of the hashing using the mangled type name. Therefore, using a different compiler or standard library will result in different hashes.
Also, the current hashing algorithms are not designed for use as a cryptographic hash.
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