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

Antonio Huete Jimeenz ahuete.devel at gmail.com
Mon Jun 2 06:32:16 EDT 2008

For the checksum verification it might be ok to use openssl since it's in
base for almost all BSD system. But what about linux? You'll have to install
it before using makepkg, and this means a dependency.

In the case of CHOST usage, I haven't explained it fine. It's not related to
this checksum issue. I'll try to explain it better in another thread :)

Antonio Huete

2008/6/2 Xavier <shiningxc at gmail.com>:

> 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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