Rsyncing really large files
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Sat Mar 5 20:58:12 GMT 2005
Wayne Davison wrote:
>>But how will you find it there? If you are going to have 740K blocks
>>(i.e. - 740,000 strong hashes) in a 16bit hash table, you are going to
>>have lots of collisions there (190 per bucket, on average), and you
>You'll note that a no-match bitmap has no effect on the normal hash
>table lookups, so you're railing against something that is not even
>discussed in my email.
Ok. Personally, I don't think this is a huge gain, but I guess it is
indeed pointless to argue about that one.
What about my proposal, though? Should I send in a patch so it can be
evaluated (hoping I'll manage to find my way around, that is).
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