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Re: RFC: Separate commit identification from Merkle hashing




Hi!

Eric S. Raymond wrote:

> One reason I am sure of this is the SHA-1 to whatever transition.
> We can't count on the successor hash to survive attack forever.
> Accordingly, git's design needs to be stable against the possibility
> of having to accommodate multiple future hash algorithms in the
> future.

Have you read through Documentation/technical/hash-function-transition?  It
takes the case where the new hash function is found to be weak into account.

Hope that helps,
Jonathan