[RC5] Possible Bug: RC5DES v2.7002.383 CLI client

Mary Conner trif at serv.net
Sun Jan 18 22:06:17 EST 1998



On Mon, 19 Jan 1998, Glen Mcbride wrote:
> Over the weekend my Pentium 133 "completed" in excess of 8,100 DES 
> blocks. It doesn't take a maths genius to figure that something is 
> wrong with this number.
> 
> It appears that over the weekend the network here went down, and that 
> co-incidentally the buff-in.des was exhausted during this period.

If you peruse your logs, you will most likely find that the client
was doing the same blocks or set of blocks over and over.  Since
stats does not count dups, they won't show in stats.


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