[rc5] What will happen ?

Ivo Janssen ivo at ricardis.tudelft.nl
Sun Jul 20 16:09:03 EDT 1997


On Sun, 20 Jul 1997, Irwan Hadi wrote:

> If I request for example say I request 3 bloks from proxy, but the file
> deleted by my fault , what will happened ?
> If there any possibility that the EXACT key is in my block ?
> If so ? , I think there will be any loss block.
> How about the setting of the proxy server, so if someone request one block,
> but if s/he doesn't send the buff-out.rc5 back to server, there will be
> another person who will get his/her block to seek ?

The proxyserver will in both cases not be informed of a returned
block. So it assumes it isn't checked. When we reach the end of the
keyspace and we didn't find the block, we start doing all the blocks
that have been given out, but didn't return.

BTW, it's in the FAQ....

Ivo

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