Subject: Re: Why no sum?
To: None <,>
From: Herb Peyerl <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/23/1994 10:55:12
>Thanks.  Since a lot of scripts for shar'd software contain references to
>"sum", perhaps a simple shell script could be provided under that name?

and which "sum" algorithm would you like it to use? I suspect this is what
caused 'cksum' to come into existance.

Of course; I'm not the standards person so I'll just shut up now.

Where's JTC when you need him? :-)