We’re gonna be releasing SDXL in
That filetype is basically a dumb list with a bunch of numbers.
ckpt file can package almost any kind of malicious script inside of it.
We’ve seen a few fake model files floating around claiming to be leaks.
SDXL will not be distributed as a
ckpt — and neither should any model, ever.
It’s the equivalent of releasing albums in
safetensors is safer and loads faster.
Don’t get into a pickle.