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Re: Reasons for having SHA512?

On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 12:16 AM, Jean-Yves Migeon
<> wrote:
> On 12.06.2011 22:16, Aleksey Cheusov wrote:
>> While cksums from SHA512 is definitely useful I'm thinking about is
>> SHA512.gz file itself is really necessary. We can store cksums inside
>> pkg_summary(5), for example, like the following.
>>    PKGNAME=abcde-
>>    COMMENT=Command-line utility to rip and encode an audio CD
>>    SIZE_PKG=175220
>>    CKSUM=<cksum_type> <cksum>
>>    ...
>> where <cksum_type> is sha512, rmd160, md5 or anything else supported by 
>> digest(1).
>> My idea is to provide _single_ file (signed!) containing everything
>> needed for package management.
>> Ideas?
> Seems like a good idea to me;

I'd like to commit the ttached patch. Objections?

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