[arch-dev-public] Multiple checksum support

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Sun Jul 19 11:32:53 EDT 2009

Jan de Groot wrote:
> Recently the ftp-release-list for ftp.gnome.org has switched over to
> sha256sums, which means that I can't copy and paste checksums from the
> mailinglist anymore. I see that makepkg supports sha256 without
> problems, but when I enter sha256sums=('somesum') into a PKGBUILD
> without modifying makepkg.conf to use them, makepkg warns about missing
> checksums.
> Shouldn't makepkg check for any supported checksum type by default? If
> sha256sums is defined, it should check them. If sha1sums is defined, it
> should check them too, etc. This makes more sense than depending only on
> the INTEGRITY_CHECK variable set in makepkg.conf.

With pacman-3.3, makepkg will check all provided checksums no matter 
which is defined in INTEGRITY_CHECK.  That is only used for generating 
the arrays with "makepkg -g".


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