Re: [mirrorbrain] Re: Repository delta download und Mirrorbrain 2.13

From: Michael Schroeder <>
Date: Thu, 21 Oct 2010 14:09:33 +0200
On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 01:58:29PM +0200, Peter Pml wrote:
> Fine, but then you just need to use the data that's already there and
> include it in the Metalink, that's all.
> No need for duplicated code for generation of the hashes, or another
> database column.

Mirrorbrain's zsync stores the zsync data (which is part md4, part
rsum, both truncated) as a binary blob.

> The rsums are already stored in the database, and you might consider
> simply using them,

They are
- truncated
- interleaved with md4 hashes

> Okay, I was lead into thinking that you contacted me in order to
> integrate your work upstream. Probably because I get so few patches ;-)
> You are welcome if you want to pursue it later. And thanks for keeping
> me in the loop.

You're welcome,

Michael Schroeder                         
SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, GF Markus Rex, HRB 16746 AG Nuernberg

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