[aur-general] checksums

stef204 stef204 at yandex.com
Sat Oct 4 12:25:00 UTC 2014

04.10.2014, 05:52, "Charles Bos" <charlesbos1 at gmail.com>:
> 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

Charles, obviously....I can also use sha256sum foo.tar.gz to get it.....

IMHO, the point is to get it from the author/the source; it is _his_ checksum which is the reference, not the checksum of a file I have downloaded from his website; my file might be 'corrupt', etc.

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