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

Antonio Huete Jimeenz ahuete.devel at gmail.com
Mon Jun 2 07:08:28 EDT 2008

I agree, openssl is a must-have in every system :-)

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

> On Mon, Jun 2, 2008 at 12:32 PM, Antonio Huete Jimeenz
> <ahuete.devel at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 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 :)
> >
> openssl is in the base group of archlinux, so it is supposed to be
> installed on every system.
> But when you look at the number and the importance of the packages
> requiring it, it is fully justified :
> http://archlinux.org/packages/122/
> I can even hardly imagine a linux distro without it. Or am I mistaken?
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