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Re: Please, use --check=crc32 or switch to a safe format

From: Matias Fonzo
Subject: Re: Please, use --check=crc32 or switch to a safe format
Date: Sun, 2 Apr 2017 12:44:58 -0300

On Thu, 30 Mar 2017 08:57:40 -0400
Michael Stone <address@hidden> wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 30, 2017 at 01:13:22PM +0200, Antonio Diaz Diaz wrote:
> >(i.e. checking the data before decompressing it) is not enough
> >because the probability of undetected decompression errors is not
> >negligible.   
> And yet, the reports of crc errors being triggered in the real world 
> seem pretty sparse, no? This seems like one of those issues where 
> there's a set of people who get really, really passionate over it,
> but the real impact seems pretty negligable. 

Maybe it doesn't happen often but that is not a good argument -- it will

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