SHA question

Roger Burton West roger at
Fri Jan 15 20:23:44 GMT 2010

On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 08:16:09PM +0000, Andy Wardley wrote:

> My understanding[*] is that it computes a checksum for each block of a file
> and only transmits blocks that have different checksums.

And to calculate the checksum on each block of the file, it has to, um,
read each block of the file... yes?


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