[OSM-dev] deprecation planet.openstreetmap.org
osm at randomjunk.co.uk
Thu Nov 2 12:18:28 GMT 2006
> I added the torrent and then inserted the planet dump I already had
> downloaded by http. It immideatly started seeding. I don't know if the
> file were checked to be authentic? If not I guess I could have inserted
> any file...
> If you don't trust me: Steve and those of you downloading should do
> something about this. Otherwise I leave it seeding for now.
The client may or may not run a hash check when you do this, but
whatever, the clients downloading run a hashcheck of each block against
the expected hash given in the torrent file, and should refuse to
download corrupt or bad blocks.
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