[aur-general] checksums

Mauro Santos registo.mailling at gmail.com
Sat Oct 4 11:54:30 UTC 2014

On 04-10-2014 12:31, Charles Bos wrote:
> Hi,
> 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
> using)
> 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.

Or just use sha256sum or md5sum, both provided by coreutils.

Mauro Santos

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