Value of M in rsync algorithm

Hasanat Kazmi hasanatkazmi at
Fri Feb 12 15:11:38 MST 2010


I am a little curious about value of M. Its used in rsync algo for finding
modulus. ( ) In rsync,
it is kept to 2^32
What if like Adler 32, M is changed to nearest prime to 2^32, any idea what
effect it will have on resulting check-sums(In terms of collisions)?

Hasanat Kazmi
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