* David Lang <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> this issue was raised a few days ago in the context of someone 
> tampering with the files and it was decided that the extra checks were 
> good enough to prevent this (at least for now), but what about 
> accidental collisions?
> if I am understanding things right the objects get saved in the 
> filesystem in filenames that are the SHA1 hash. of two legitimate 
> files have the same hash I don't see any way for both of them to 
> exist.
> yes the risk of any two files having the same has is low, but in the 
> earlier thread someone chimed in and said that they had two files on 
> their system that had the same hash..

you can add -DCOLLISION_CHECK to Makefile:CFLAGS to turn on collision 
checking (disabled currently). If there indeed exist two files that have 
different content but the same hash, could someone send those two files?

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