[Gross] false positives

Eino Tuominen eino at utu.fi
Wed Dec 17 14:22:51 EET 2008

Jesse Thompson wrote:
> You probably need to raise filter_bits setting; especially since you are 
> using such a large rotate_interval.
> Or, if you use the block_threshold functionality, most messages will be 
> blocked and not added to the filters, which reduces the chance of false 
> positives.

Indeed, that's seems to be the best way.

Just for the record, we are now talking false matches, or collisions in 
the bloom filter, not false positives.

   Eino Tuominen

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