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From Ryan Bloom <...@covalent.net>
Subject Re: design question re: buckets
Date Fri, 03 Aug 2001 16:55:15 GMT
On Friday 03 August 2001 09:51, Ian Holsman wrote:
> Hi.
> one of the things our webserver does is check the validity of each file
> before it's gets processed
> by placing a checksum at the top of each page, and making sure the
> checksum matches the page it is on.
>
> (we have a shared NFS drive with the content, and another process writes
> the files, we use this technique to
> make sure we don't get a partially written file, but you could also use
> it with a DB of 'known checksums' and compare them to what the page has
> to make sure it has been hacked)
>
> my question:
>
> should I create my own bucket type for this, or just in a custom module ?

Just a simple module.  You can easily represent the hash result as a string in a standard
bucket.

Ryan

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