[RC5] Block stats questions

Ryan Schmidt berrytech at bigfoot.com
Tue Apr 14 21:13:11 EDT 1998


>What block size are the stats based on?  Are the blocks in the stats
>"normalized" to a certain size (2^30 ...)?

Stats are 2^28-sized blocks.

>If I set the perferred blcok size how come I still get other sizes?

Because it's "preferred", not "required". The keyserver sends
smaller-than-preferred blocks occasionally. If you specified that you want
2^30-sized blocks, you may get any of 2^28-, 2^29-, 3*2^28-, or 2^30-sized
blocks.
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