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Why Is Bittorrent Sync So Slow At "indexing" ?

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I guess bt sync calculates hashes, but why is it so slow ? Aren't there faster methods to compule a hash ? I know subtitle downloaders use a fast hash methods, which might only read some bytes and use the file size as a hash parameter to avoid hash collisions.

 

Anyway, this is a downer, I'm sure bt sync could do better than this, I'm sure there is something badly done underneath.


Now bittorrent seems completely stuck at a small wav file, it doesn't index it or transfer it.

 

Should I use syncthing instead ?

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