Subject: Re: muhah
To: Alistair Crooks <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/26/2001 13:41:30
On Mon, Mar 26, 2001 at 06:22:06PM +0100, Alistair Crooks wrote:

 > Because there were/are about 3000 files in pkgsrc which have
 > information stored in the output format of md5(1) - all of the
 > files/md5 and files/patch-sum files.  I made the output of digest(1)
 > compatible with that, so that I wouldn't have to add yet more logic to
 > to work out whether I was dealing with an md5-style
 > checksum, or an openssl-style checksum.

How tough would it be to:

	(1) Change the output of OpenSSL's hashing sub-programs
	    to match our (somewhat nicer) output, or

	(2) Change to understand both.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>