[RC5] how many cheaters?

MJ enojon at ATTGLOBAL.NET
Sat Jan 26 20:33:36 EST 2002


Except for those with the older clients and some reverse engr'g tools.

> From: "Flynn, Steve non Unisys" <steve.flynn at gb.unisys.com>
> Reply-To: rc5 at lists.distributed.net
> Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2001 13:01:06 -0600
> To: "'rc5 at lists.distributed.net'" <rc5 at lists.distributed.net>
> Subject: RE: [RC5] how many cheaters?
> 
> Nope - the second flush would just be rejected as duplicates.
> 
> The only way you can "cheat" is by reverse engineering the buff-out file so
> you can create your own saying "These 2.5 million blocks have all been
> checked and there's nothing in 'em". Flush and ping, there's 2.5 million
> blocks for you. This is the reason why the client is closed source...
> 
> Steve Flynn
> Unisys
> 
> Tel: 01908 213447
> 
> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Kagain [mailto:kagain at gmx.de]
>> Sent: 19 December 2001 16:08
>> To: rc5 at lists.distributed.net
>> Subject: Re: [RC5] how many cheaters?
>> 
>> 
>> I think you can cheat by making a "backup" of the buf-out
>> file, flushing
>> work and than "restoring" the old buf-out file, then flushing
>> the old work
>> again...
>> 
>> 
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Tom Laermans" <tom.laermans at powersource.cx>
>> To: <rc5 at lists.distributed.net>
>> Sent: Wednesday, December 19, 2001 3:17 PM
>> Subject: Re: [RC5] how many cheaters?
>> 
>> 
>>> Hi,
>>> 
>>>> I mean we are all happy that we can see the progress of
>> the project but
>> does
>>>> the progress give us nearly correct numbers or are there
>> so many cheaters
>>>> out that the upper message should say "...in 500 days..." ??
>>> 
>>> Cheaters?
>>> 
>>> Tom
>> 
>> 
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