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Subject: Re: hcl: tools songdb.pl,1.39,1.40
Re: hcl: tools songdb.pl,1.39,1.40
On Sat, Sep 03, 2005 at 09:00:03PM +0200, [IDC]Dragon wrote:
> > Can you please explain why 0 is a better "faked" CRC than 1? Both can be a
> > valid CRC so setting 0 is not a good way to detect it as disabled, right?
> I have no idea what detail you're talking about, but I recall that a CRC
> cannot become zero. (If this is a real CRC, not a checksum)
I don't know whether a CRC can become 0 or not, but i do know that the
rundb code treats an CRC 0 as a special case in which there is no CRC
known for the file, where it accepts an CRC 1 as a valid crc,
this was the reason for the change.
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