[pacman-dev] #10530: checksum verification does not work on BSD

Xavier shiningxc at gmail.com
Mon Jun 2 05:48:55 EDT 2008

On Mon, Jun 2, 2008 at 11:45 AM, Antonio Huete Jimeenz
<ahuete.devel at gmail.com> wrote:
> As far as I know md5sum program in BSD is /sbin/md5, so maybe there's
> something like that in MacOS.
> I'll provide a makepkg during this week that would fix this md5 checksum
> thingy among other things, so you can take a look to it and let me know if
> it works.
> I got some other ideas for handling different OSes via CHOST variable. Let
> me few days to test it.

Actually, it is better to avoid this when possible.
The openssl solution is very nice and clean because it works the same
on all systems. You don't need any specific checks.

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