[BitTorrent] Back to Merkle Hash Trees...

Olaf van der Spek OvdSpek at LIACS.NL
Mon Feb 7 14:04:20 EST 2005


Joseph Ashwood wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Olaf van der Spek" <OvdSpek at LIACS.NL>
> Subject: Re: [BitTorrent] Back to Merkle Hash Trees...
> 
> 
>>Why not?
>>If I have file A, calculate the merkle tree and root hash rh(A), give
>>you rh(A), how can you give me file B with rh(B) = rh(A)?
> 
> 
> Depends on the hash used.

Of course. I assumed that was safe and I thought somebody 'invented' 
another method that'd work even with a safe hash.


 
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