Browse files

Add new checksum types and make clear that data excluded from the sig…


should be omitted, not zero-filled.

Signed-off-by: Jonathan Dieter <>
  • Loading branch information...
jdieter committed Nov 19, 2018
1 parent 1427465 commit 7bb22193e6733cc4baac9402337641d3fb0aa2fd
Showing with 3 additions and 0 deletions.
  1. +3 −0 zchunk_format.txt
@@ -134,6 +134,8 @@ Chunk checksum type
Current values:
0 = SHA-1
1 = SHA-256
2 = SHA-512
3 = SHA-512/128 (first 128 bits of SHA-512 checksum)

Chunk count
This is a count of the number of chunks in the zchunk file including the
@@ -205,6 +207,7 @@ Signature size
The actual signature. The signature MUST only apply to the header, excluding
the header size, the header checksum, the signature count and the signatures.
The excluded data MUST be omitted when calculating the signature.

Signatures are designed so that anyone can add a new signature to a file
without changing the validity of other signatures, but the header size and

0 comments on commit 7bb2219

Please sign in to comment.