[BitTorrent] BT2 & hash trees

Olaf van der Spek OvdSpek at LIACS.NL
Thu Jul 22 12:13:50 EDT 2004


John Hoffman wrote:
> I considered recommending using THEX as the algorithm for BT2, but THEX 
> is based on the Tiger hash, and on a low-iteration version of the hash 

Where does it say that?

> I did some tests and calculating hashes on such a fine-grained level 
> does impose a significant amount of additional overhead, and since BT 

What kind of overhead?
More (complex) code?
More CPU?
More RAM?
More network?



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