[RC5] Binge and Purge...

Scott Dodson sdodson at sdodson.com
Wed Aug 10 23:00:14 EDT 2005


Olivier wrote:
> that's a good question, i also wonder if it's LIFO or FIFO ..
>
>     > Message du 10/08/05 20:22
>     > De : "Astin Ra'k"
>     > A : rc5 at lists.distributed.net
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>     > Objet : [RC5] Binge and Purge...
>     >
>     > Is there any problem with purging files before all the
>     > work units are complete?
>     >
>     > Example: if you download 24 work units and when it
>     > get to 18 you do a buffer update and it sends and
>     > receives the 18 units. Do the oldest 6 get worked on
>     > first?
>     >
>     > So I guess the questions is: are the work units FIFO,
>     > first in, first out?
>     >
>     > Thank you.
>     >
>     > Astin.
>
I was certain this was documented somewhere but I cannot find it.  I 
think last time the topic came up it was said that the client works on 
the lowest numbered block first.  So for the most part it should be FIFO.

--
Scott


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