Re: more git updates..
From: Kai Henningsen
Date: Sun Apr 24 2005 - 03:40:42 EST
felipe.alfaro@xxxxxxxxx (Felipe Alfaro Solana) wrote on 21.04.05 in <6f6293f10504210220744af114@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> On 20 Apr 2005 22:29:00 +0200, Kai Henningsen <kaih@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > wrote: If you're actually worried about it, it'd be better to just use a
> > > different hash, like one of the SHA-2's (probably a better choice
> > > anyway), instead of SHA-1.
> > How could that help? *Every* hash has hash collisions. It's an unavoidable
> > result of using less bits than the original data has.
> SHA-2 allows for 256, 384 and 512-bit hashes, which provides greater
> resistance to collisions.
So? It's still finite.
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