[RC5] Binge and Purge...
sdodson at sdodson.com
Wed Aug 10 23:00:14 EDT 2005
> 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.
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