[rescue] ZFS Merkle trees/git graph integrity - Re: Has freshmeat.net disappeared forever?

Phil Stracchino phils at caerllewys.net
Tue Jun 24 19:51:38 CDT 2014

On 06/24/14 19:31, Toby Thain wrote:
> On 24/06/14 6:08 PM, PAK wrote:
>> ...
>> Another reason for people on this list to consider git--git history is
>> essentially a cryptographic composed graph.  Git has exposed defficient
>> developer hardware (where RAM or disks would lose a bit every so often).
> FWIW, ZFS has the same property and the same habit of exposing hardware 
> faults that are hidden by filesystems that don't have integrity checks.

See "RAID5 write hole".

  Phil Stracchino
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