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What is one way hashing .

Umesh Kilkile
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Joined: Mar 31, 2010
Posts: 11
Hi,

What is one way hashing. How to implement it in Java. I've to compare the contents of two files by generating their hash value in Java.
Please give some examples.

Thank You,
Garrett Rowe
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Joined: Jan 17, 2006
Posts: 1296
Take a look at this article and see if after reading that you have any specific questions. You can use the java.security.MessageDigest class to digest/hash the contents of a file in Java. Take a look at the documentation there and see if that brings up any specific questions.


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