[tahoe-dev] timeouts

Shawn Willden shawn-tahoe at willden.org
Mon Aug 10 20:26:38 UTC 2009

On Monday 10 August 2009 01:43:43 pm Brian Warner wrote:
> If we don't make it to
> the end of the upload with enough shares in place ("shares of
> happiness"), we tell the user that the upload failed, so they can try it
> again (which should re-do peer-selection and thus pick up a different
> set of servers).

Why would peer selection pick up a different set of servers?  As I understand 
it, peer selection computes HASH(SID+peerid) for each peer, sorts the list 
and then starts at the top.  It seems like it should produce the same peer 
set each time -- which is generally a good thing.


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