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Re: svn commit: rev 7852 - trunk/subversion/libsvn_repos

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-11-26 17:41:51 CET

Greg Hudson <ghudson@MIT.EDU> writes:

> (Despite being a reply to Osku, this is really about stuff he noticed
> which was generated by clkao and CMike.)
> On Wed, 2003-11-26 at 04:43, Osku Salerma wrote:
> > > + /* Same sizes, same checksums. Chances are reallllly good that they
> > > + don't differ, but to be absolute sure, we need to compare bytes.
> Any measurements of how much time we can save by avoiding this check?
> No one is ever going to run into an MD5 checksum conflict with the same
> size, even if they try really hard (to use the birthday paradox, they'd
> have to generate 2^64 files of the same size before they could expect a
> collision).

I have no such measurements. Sorry.

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