[darcs-users] darcs patch: resolve issue395: warn the user when the... (and 5 more)

Eric Kow kowey at darcs.net
Thu Oct 30 22:41:17 UTC 2008


On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 21:39:47 +0000, Ganesh Sittampalam wrote:
> It turns out you're exactly right about this; it is a significant 
> slowdown, presumably because of hash collisions.

Would increasing the number of characters hashed, say to 60,
sufficiently reduce the risk of hash collisions, while still
achieving the intended effect of this patch?

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Eric Kow <http://www.nltg.brighton.ac.uk/home/Eric.Kow>
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