[erlang-questions] CRC-32.

Alex Arnon <>
Tue Nov 27 16:33:50 CET 2007


By the docs' references and looking at the source code in R12, it seems that
it is indeed the 802.3 CRC-32. Excellent :)


On Nov 27, 2007 2:11 PM, Dan Gudmundsson <> wrote:

> It's the crc32 from zlib, don't know if it's 802.3, guess you can find
> more info in the doc at http://www.zlib.net/
>
> /Dan
>
> Alex Arnon wrote:
> > Hi List,
> >
> > I'm building a simple protocol over TCP, which requires a 32 bit
> > CRC/hash in one of the message fields. I have decided on CRC-32.
> > Now, there are several types of CRC-32, where the polynomial changes. I
> > would _like_ to use the IEEE 802.3 variant. So, questions:
> > - Is the CRC32 in zlib the IEEE 802.3 variant?
> > - If not, is there a commonly available port driver?
> >
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Alex.
> >
> >
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