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Subject svn commit: r1796293 - /subversion/trunk/notes/sha1-advisory.txt
Date Fri, 26 May 2017 15:53:36 GMT
Author: danielsh
Date: Fri May 26 15:53:36 2017
New Revision: 1796293

* notes/sha1-advisory.txt: Explain briefly that the md5 error is working as


Modified: subversion/trunk/notes/sha1-advisory.txt
--- subversion/trunk/notes/sha1-advisory.txt (original)
+++ subversion/trunk/notes/sha1-advisory.txt Fri May 26 15:53:36 2017
@@ -33,11 +33,9 @@ Details:
   If both of these files are committed to an FSFS or FSX repository, content
   is de-duplicated based on the SHA1 checksum, and only the content of one
-  of the files ends up being stored in the repository. However, meta data
-  stores the MD5 checksums of both files, and these MD5 checksums differ.
-  This causes problems when Subversion eventually uses the MD5 checksum of
-  the content which was not in fact stored. For example, updates and commits
-  may fail with a checksum error. 
+  of the files ends up being stored in the repository.  The commit succeeds,
+  but subsequent updates and commits abort with a checksum error, since those
+  two files have different MD5 checksums.
   De-duplication only takes place when representation sharing is enabled.
   Representation sharing is enabled by default, but may have been disabled 

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