checksums and scan/verify (was: Re: Linux Kernel Summit)
From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2001-04-06 11:40:28 CEST
On Thu, Apr 05, 2001 at 04:07:09PM -0400, Deven T. Corzine wrote:
The hash is for the original version. We may keep a hash for the delta, too.
(I said "both"; Jim mentioned the former a couple days ago; so now I put in
> (2) Will that utility be able to scan/verify ALL reconstructable revisions
All revisions of all nodes. The whole darned database.
And yah yah... sure, we'll probably have some additional features to make it
> (3) Will there be a configuration option (preferably configurable on a
We'll just always have it on. If we find the performance of the MD5 hashing
IOW, we'll probably have a per-file property that says "disable MD5
> (4) Will MD5 hashes be kept on the client side as well, so it can do checks
The server will return an MD5 hash in the HTTP responses. The client can
-- Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:28 2006
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