[tahoe-dev] questions about keys in tahoe

Jean Lorchat jean at iijlab.net
Fri Mar 23 15:23:39 UTC 2012


Hi Huang Jun,

You seem to be talking about mutable files, right ?

> hi,all
>    we are confused about that
>        1) private_key --->  write_key --->  read_key --->  storage index
>        2) public_key ------>  verification hash key
>    where did the private_key and public_key comes from?

private_key and public_key are two parts of the keypair that is 
generated when you create a new mutable file. Every time you create a 
new mutable file, a new keypair is generated.

>
>   currently, which peer selection alrogithm does it performed?
> Tahoe2ServerSelector?

Not sure about what to answer here, sorry. I'll leave that to someone else.

Hope this helped,
Jean



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