[OSM-dev] deprecation planet.openstreetmap.org

Dave 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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