uhashlib – hashing algorithm

This module implements binary data hashing algorithms. Currently, it implements SHA256 algorithm. Choosing SHA256 was a deliberate choice, as a modern, cryptographically secure algorithm. This means that a single algorithm can cover both use-cases of “any hash algorithm” and security-related usage, and thus save space omitting legacy algorithms like MD5 or SHA1.

Constructors

class uhashlib.sha256([data])

Create a hasher object and optionally feed data into it.

Methods

hash.update(data)

Feed more binary data into hash.

hash.digest()

Return hash for all data passed thru hash, as a bytes object. After this method is called, more data cannot be fed into hash any longer.

hash.hexdigest()

This method is NOT implemented. Use ubinascii.hexlify(hash.digest()) to achieve a similar effect.