[FFmpeg-devel] release

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Thu Jan 29 16:25:39 CET 2009

On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 04:20:34PM +0100, Reimar D?ffinger wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 03:13:36PM +0000, Robert Swain wrote:
> > What about when we switch to git? Shall we use the commit hash instead?
> Well, those commit hashes are a reason for me to dislike git for the
> central repository and with git-svn I do not see a real need to switch,
> but a partial git hash would not be much longer than the SVN revision.

if you take 5 nibbles like 123CD this will give you a collision in ~1000
revissions, we have more ...
to give us 64k revissions without collisions we need at least 32bit hashes
& luck or more bits and less luck

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