On Fri, Apr 15, 2005 at 12:11:43PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> On Fri, 15 Apr 2005, C. Scott Ananian wrote:
> > 
> > So I guess I'll have to implement this and find out, won't I? =)
> The best way to shup somebody up is always to just do it, and say "hey, I 
> told you so". It's hard to argue with numbers.

The right thing (TM) is to switch from SHA1 of compressed
content for the complete monolithic file to a merkle hash tree
of the uncompressed content. This would make the hash
independent of the actual storage method (chunked or not). 


One night, when little Giana from Milano was fast asleep,
she had a strange dream.

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