[aur-general] checksums

Charles Bos charlesbos1 at gmail.com
Sat Oct 4 11:31:30 UTC 2014


It's possible to calculate the checksums yourself. Just install the openssl
package and then run the following:

$ openssl sha256 filename.tar.gz

(with filename.tar.gz being the name of the source tarball that you're

Hope this helps

On 4 October 2014 11:54, stef204 <stef204 at yandex.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> Working only on my second AUR package, please bear with me.
> To verify integrity, the author does not provide checksums but only a gpg
> .asc file.
> What is the preferred way for me to proceed?
> The author is active and available so I can ask him to post a sha256 on
> his website; but I'm trying not to be too demanding, preferring to keep my
> requests on the subject of the application itself, e.g. features, etc.
> It's not a big deal but just wanted to check with the community here in
> case I am missing something.
> Thanks.

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